Shakespeare: A Very Short Introduction

Heftet / 2002 / Engelsk

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ISBN13
9780192802491
Publisert
2002
Utgiver
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Oxford University Press
Aldersnivå
01, G
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Product language
Engelsk
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Heftet
Sider
168
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132 gr
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175 mm
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111 mm
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10 mm
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Shakespeare: A Very Short Introduction

Heftet / 2002 / Engelsk
Germaine Greer examines Shakespeare's plays in detail, showing how he dramatized moral and intellectual issues in such a way that his audience became dazzlingly aware of an imaginative dimension to daily life. She argures that as long as Shakespeare's work remains central to English cultural life, it will retain the values which make it unique in the world. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.
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Examines Shakespeare's plays, showing how he dramatized moral and intellectual issues in such a way that his audience became dazzlingly aware of an imaginative dimension to daily life. This book argues that as long as Shakespeare's work remains central to English cultural life, it will retain the values, which make it unique in the world.
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1. Life ; 2. Poetics ; 3. Ethics ; 4. Politics ; 5. Teleology ; 6. Sociology ; Note on sources, Further reading, Index
the clearest and simplest explanation of Shakespeare's thought I have yet read Auberon Waugh robust and forthright. Hermione Lee, Observer Writing with full awareness that the plays were intended for the theatre, Greer is interested in the dialectic of language, performence, audience ... her clarity and her insistence on response make this an admirable book for sixth-formers. Times Educational Supplement
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Germaine Greer is Special Lecturer and Unofficial Fellow at Newnham College, Cambridge. She is the best-selling author of The Female Eunuch and Sex and Destiny.
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ISBN13
9780192802491
Publisert
2002
Utgiver
Vendor
Oxford University Press
Aldersnivå
01, G
Språk
Product language
Engelsk
Format
Product format
Heftet
Sider
168
Vekt
132 gr
Høyde
175 mm
Bredde
111 mm
Tykkelse
10 mm
Se alle