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by William W. E. Slights

  • ISBN: 052188943X
  • Category: Fiction
  • Author: William W. E. Slights
  • Subcategory: History & Criticism
  • Other formats: mbr lrf lit txt
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press (October 20, 2008)
  • Pages: 218 pages
  • FB2 size: 1298 kb
  • EPUB size: 1648 kb
  • Rating: 4.6
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I was surprised by how much I enjoyed this book and by how much of it was not about Shakespeare

When Hamlet says he 'wears' Horatio in his 'heart of hearts', he is claiming that the strongest bonds between people are forged, stored, and understood in the heart. The Heart in the Age of Shakespeare sets out to trace the sources and subsequent impact of Hamlet's conviction. I was surprised by how much I enjoyed this book and by how much of it was not about Shakespeare. Some really great historical case studies from a fascinating era of anatomical discovery.

Genre: Non-fiction Category: Shakespeare Additional Information - Library Catalog.

The Heart in the Age of Shakespeare. The Heart in the Age of Shakespeare. Featured Book of the Month. The Heart in the Age of Shakespeare by Dr. William W. E. Slights (Bill) '61 View author page View alumni profile Cambridge University Press; 2008; 244 pp. Genre: Non-fiction Category: Shakespeare Additional Information - Library Catalog. Amherst College 220 South Pleasant Street Amherst, MA 01002.

William Shakespeare, the greatest English writer of drama, was born in 1564 in Stratford-on-Avon. In 1586 Shakespeare went to London, where he worked in the theatre for some years before he began to write his own plays. We do not know everything about Shakespeare’s early life. But we know that he studied at the Grammar School in Stratford, and that lie became interested in the theatre when lie was still a boy. Shakespeare soon became well-known in London literary circles.

Автор: William W. Slights Название: The Heart in the Age of Shakespeare Издательство .

By crossing several disciplinary boundaries and combining the material with the metaphorical, the book identifies a complex set of cardiological concerns in the dramatic works of Shakespeare and his contemporaries.

Автор: Slights Название: The Heart in the Age of Shakespeare Издательство: Cambridge Academ . The book contains stimulating chapters on traditional topics such as Shakespeare's biography and the transmission of his texts

The book contains stimulating chapters on traditional topics such as Shakespeare's biography and the transmission of his texts. Individual readings of the plays are given in the context of genre as well as through the cultural and historical perspectives of race, sexuality and gender, and politics and religion.

ISBN: 9780521889438; Examines the heart as it is described in the poetry and dramatic works of Shakespeare and his contemporaries. Похожие книги: Home Again.

Gender confusion stands at the very heart of the amorous adventures and comic love-plots in the drama of the age of Shakespeare. The confusion starts from the fact that on the Jacobean stage all the marriageable young women's parts in plays like Twelfth Night and As You Like It were written to be played by boys. Outside the close confines of marital love, family and reproduction, gender-bending is the name of the game-"as you like it," or "what you will. The influential Polish critic Jan Kott asserted that "Illyria is a country of erotic madness. 75 As evident as it may seem to a modern audience, this aspect had not been explored until the 1970s. Format Paperback 218 pages.

When Hamlet says he 'wears' Horatio in his 'heart of hearts', he is claiming that the strongest bonds between people are forged, stored, and understood in the heart.

Here lies a she sun and a he moon there. She gives the best light to his sphere. More interested in heart or eye.

He is often called England's national poet. His surviving works, including some collaborations, consist of about 38 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and several other poems. Here lies a she sun and a he moon there. More interested in mind. Jacobean Era (1603-1625 . ).

When Hamlet says he 'wears' Horatio in his 'heart of hearts', he is claiming that the strongest bonds between people are forged, stored, and understood in the heart. The Heart in the Age of Shakespeare sets out to trace the sources and subsequent impact of Hamlet's conviction. The book presents the case that by studying the interlocking anatomical, religious, and literary discourses of the heart between 1550 and 1650 we can open a new window on the culture that produced such works as The Faerie Queene, Catholic and Protestant emblem books, George Herbert's lyrics, and William Harvey's treatise on the circulation of the blood. By crossing several disciplinary boundaries and combining the material with the metaphorical, the book identifies a complex set of cardiological concerns in the dramatic works of Shakespeare and his contemporaries.

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