philosophy of Shakespeare. by Kenneth Jay Spalding

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Published by Philosophical Library in New York .

Written in English

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  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Philosophy

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LC ClassificationsPR3001 .S6 1953a
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 191 p.
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6134736M
LC Control Number53007902
OCLC/WorldCa2017484

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Apr 25,  · Plato and Shakespeare are in some sense in agreement that literature is a system of lies, but where the Greek believed there to be “an ancient quarrel between philosophy and poetry,” Shakespeare approached questions of artifice, reality, illusion, experience, and fiction across his 36 plays to dramatize this fundamental paradox of life and.

Readers who have both a familiarity with Shakespeare's major plays and an interest in philosophy will probably enjoy this short book. Following an introduction in which the author discusses general themes there are essays on six plays: The Tempest, King Lear, Macbeth, Othello, Hamlet, and A Midsummer Night's Dream, the last of which I am soon to see performed at Chicago Shakespeare Theater /5.

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