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Shakespearean politics

government and misgovernment in the great histories

by C. G. Thayer

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Published by Ohio University Press in Athens, Ohio .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Histories,
    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Political and social views,
    • Politics and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 16th century,
    • Historical drama, English -- History and criticism,
    • Political plays, English -- History and criticism,
    • Middle Ages -- Historiography,
    • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1066-1485 -- Historiography,
    • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1485-1603 -- Historiography,
    • Great Britain -- In literature

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementC.G. Thayer.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR2982 .T4 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 190 p. ;
      Number of Pages190
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3160725M
      ISBN 100821407260
      LC Control Number83002450

        Shakespearean comedy is a world in which women’s desires and agency tend to triumph – whereas tragedy is a largely masculine sphere in which women are structural subordinates (think of Ophelia, or even Desdemona). The spoilt wedding in Act 4 of Much Ado – the scene with which a comedy ought to conclude – suggests a kind of generic. Jeffrey Wilson sounds the Shakespearean resonances of the presidency, from controversial productions to what he terms ‘politicitation.’ Animated by a frank, searching voice, Wilson’s book energetically chronicles our dramatic moment—and how it might end.”—Scott Newstok, author of How to Think Like Shakespeare: Lessons from a.

      “MacTrump: A Shakespearean Tragicomedy of the Trump Administration, Part I” by Ian Doescher and Jacopo Della Querica, Quirk Books, , pages, $ paper Facebook Twitter. President Lincoln had received the gift of a book, Notes and Comments upon Certain Plays and Actors of Shakespeare, with Criticism and Correspondence, from its .

      This is the first study to provide a comprehensive analysis of Olivier's Shakespearean feature films and his unique Shakespearean star image. Through an examination of Olivier's unmade film Macbeth, as well as his adaptations of Shakespeare's Henry V, Hamlet and Richard III, Jennifer Barnes offers a detailed exploration of Olivier's entire Cited by: 3.   The Oxford Handbook of Shakespearean Tragedy presents fifty-four essays by a range of scholars from all parts of the world. Together these essays offer readers a fresh and comprehensive understanding of Shakespeare tragedies as both works of literature and as performance texts written by a playwright who was himself an experienced :


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Shakespeare's Politics is a book by Allan Bloom and Harry V. Jaffa, in which the authors provide an analysis of four Shakespeare plays guided by the premise that political philosophy provides a necessary perspective on the problems of Shakespeare’s heroes. Its methods and interpretations were significantly influenced by Leo Strauss, who taught Jaffa at the New.

Just so you know, Tyrant: Shakespeare on Power is the same book as Tyrant: Shakespeare on Politics. The one with Power in the title is published in the UK (and ships from the UK) and the one with Politics in the title is published by W.W. Norton /5(). This book served its purpose.

I was writing a paper on the politics in Macbeth, and this book came in pretty handy with several quotes I could cite and discuss in my paper. Unless you are really Shakespearean politics book politics and/or Shakespeare, you're just not going to enjoy anything about this by:   At one level Stephen Greenblatt’s elegant and deftly written book is about Shakespeare’s account of tyrants, but it Shakespearean politics book intended largely as a.

It is necessary that there be as many forms of human characters as there are forms of regimes. — Plato, Republic, d This site features two sets of lectures and a seminar: 1) A series of 25 lectures given in on “Ancient vs. Modern Regimes” 2) A series of 23 lectures given in on “The Politics of Genre” 3) A seminar on “Shakespeare’s Rome” given in as part of the.

Through its coverage, The Shakespearean World offers a comprehensive transhistorical and international view of the ways this Shakespeare has not only influenced but has also been influenced by diverse cultures during years of performance, adaptation, criticism, and citation.

While each chapter is a freshly conceived introduction to a. A code-breaking book which aims to change the image of William Shakespeare and reveal him as a subversive who embedded dangerous political messages in his work is to be published in Britain.

Taking the classical view that the political shapes man’s consciousness, Allan Bloom considers Shakespeare as a profoundly political Renaissance dramatist. 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 essays looking at Julius Caesar, Othello, and The Merchant of.

The Paperback of the Tyrant: Shakespeare on Politics by Stephen Greenblatt at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. and his conclusion that ordinary citizens can restore decency seems overly optimistic and un-Shakespearean.

VERDICT A timely book for general readers. [See Prepub Alert, 11/27/17 Brand: Norton, W. & Company, Inc. However, Bradley is probably best known for his work, Shakespearean Tragedy (), which centers on Shakespeare's four great plays, King Lear, Othello, Hamlet, and Macbeth.

Bradley's analyses have lost some popularity in the late 20th century, but they remain a cornerstone of Shakespearean criticism nonetheless. Frederick Boas (). While many study Shakespeare for literature or theatre, Bloom and Jaffa try to discover Shakespeare for political insights.

The authors' study of The Merchant of Venice and Othello both give readers an understanding of an outsider's role in a community while Julius Caesar and King Learn demonstrate that political power at the top is more tenuous than it many times appears/5.

Shakespeare was an astute observer of contemporary life, culture, and politics. The emerging practice of territory as a political concept and technology did not elude his attention.

In Shakespearean Territories, Stuart Elden reveals just how much Shakespeare’s unique historical position and political understanding can teach us about territory.

Shakespeare dramatized a. In the First Folio, the plays of William Shakespeare were grouped into three categories: comedies, histories, and histories—along with those of contemporary Renaissance playwrights—help define the genre of history plays.

The Shakespearean histories are biographies of English kings of the previous four centuries and include the standalones King John, Edward. Shakespeare and Hospitality: Ethics, Politics, and Exchange.

ISBN recipe books, husbandry manuals, and religious tracts — this book reimagines Shakespeare's playworld as one charged with the risks of hosting (rape and seduction, war and betrayal, enchantment and disenchantment) and the limits of generosity (how much can or should one give.

'The book is at its best, its most exciting and enjoyable, when focused on the texts at hand, which Luke makes new. There is a great deal to value here, especially for those who are looking for a philosophical and theoretical consideration of character Cited by: 1.

One could assume that Shakespeare’s writings reflect his thoughts and beliefs on society and politics. In the cumulative informational book, Power in William Shakespeare’s Macbeth, Terence Hawkes explains the shifting in values, chaos, and order in Macbeth.

The Politics of Shakespeare is an attempt to explore Shakespearean drama from the vantage point of the oppressed, invisible, and silent individuals and collectivities of the plays. It examines the ideological apparatuses which produce and naturalise oppression as well as those political structures by which oppression is sustained.

Stephen Greenblatt (Ph.D. Yale) is Cogan University Professor of the Humanities at Harvard University. Also General Editor of The Norton Anthology of English Literature, he is the author of eleven books, including Tyrant, The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve: The Story that Created Us, The Swerve: How the World Became Modern (winner of the National Book Award and.

Get this from a library. Shakespearean fantasy and politics. [Thomas Betteridge] -- "This book examines the ways in which Shakespeare, during the course of his writing career, developed his thought in relation to the status of the theatre, language, politics and ethics.

There is a. The first serious study of Shakespeare's pervasive presence in English cultural life in the 18th and early 19th centuries, this work examines how during times of political stress both "establishment" and "radical" culture tend to compete for possession of the national poet.

In a groundbreaking analysis, Bate reveals this process at work in the brilliant political satires of Gillray, the. Book of the day US politics “Shakespearean” became a consoling shorthand for bewildered American democrats.

It was a buzzword that soon acquired the status of a minor linguistic meme.The keyword fantasy in Betteridge's title is derived from Zizek and names the subject's necessary investment in a symbolic order that prescribes the coordinates for perception and cs, for Betteridge, names the process, mediated by fantasy, by which individuals and groups ascribe meaning to pearean Fantasy and Politics is interested, therefore, both in the .Power, Politics, and the Shakespearean text: Recent Criticism in England and the United States By DON E.

WAYNE 47 We seem to be on the way to establishing a new consensus, if not a new orthodoxy in Renaissance studies, especially with respect to the Shakespearean : Don E. Wayne.