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Shakespeare"s political pageant

essays in literature and politics

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Political and social views.,
    • Politics and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 16th century.,
    • Politics and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 17th century.,
    • Literature and society -- England -- History -- 16th century.,
    • Literature and society -- England -- History -- 17th century.,
    • Political plays, English -- History and criticism.,
    • Point of view (Literature)

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Joseph Alulis and Vickie Sullivan.
      ContributionsAlulis, Joseph, 1949-, Sullivan, Vickie B.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR3017 .S58 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 276 p. ;
      Number of Pages276
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL982082M
      ISBN 100847682897, 0847682900
      LC Control Number96019703

        The volume offers an intriguing discussion on kingship in pragmatic terms, as the strategic face-saving behaviour of Shakespeare’s kings. It also demonstrates how an efficient or inefficient management of the king’s political face could decide his success or failure as a monarch, and how the Renaissance world of Shakespeare’s history Cited by: 2.   At one level Stephen Greenblatt’s elegant and deftly written book is about Shakespeare’s account of tyrants, but it is intended largely as a .

        Shakespeare has a lot to say about power and politics in his plays. These six quotes touch on what it means to be a king, the power of the law, what separates royal from common, and speaking truth to authority. Folger Director Emerita Gail Kern Paster provides some additional insight into the context of each quote. 1. In "Shakespeare's Politcal Drama, "Alexander Leggatt concentrates on the ordering and enforcing, the gaining and losing, of public power in the state, in the English and Roman histories. He sees Shakespeare not as the propogandist for a myth of order, but as concerned both with things as they are and with things as they ought to be. Leggatt sees each play as a fresh .

        Out soon: Shakespeare and Trump by Jeffrey R. Wilson."Should we draw an analogy between Shakespeare’s tyrants—Richard III, Julius Caesar, Macbeth, and King Lear—and Donald Trump? In Shakespeare and Trump, Jeffrey Wilson applies literary criticism to real life, examining plot, character, vi. His mention of the “great globe,” which to an audience in would certainly suggest the Globe Theatre, calls attention to Prospero’s theatricality—to the way in which he controls events like a director or a playwright. The word “rack,” which literally means “a Missing: political pageant.


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Allan Bloom (essay date ) SOURCE: "Political Philosophy and Poetry," in Shakespeare's Politics, by Allan Bloom with Harry V. Jaffa, Basic Books. Literary works, through their very personal means of characterization, reveal the direct effect of politics on individuals in a way a political treatise cannot.

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He aims to recover Shakespeare's ideas and beliefs and to make his work once again a recognized source for the serious study of moral and political problems. In essays looking at Julius Caesar, Othello, and.

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This innovative book demonstrates the immense value of seeing Shakespeare's plays in the context of political philosophy.