Shakespeare and Platonic Beauty
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Publisher:||Shepheard-Walwyn Publishers, Limited|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $24.95|
| Book Description: |
Looking at some of the Shakespearean comedies, author John Vyvyan suggests they express a consistent, profoundly Christian philosophy of life based on the Platonic ideas of beauty and love. In A Midsummer Night’s Dream, As You Like It, and All’s Well That Ends Well, the heroines bring to life the idea of love as the force that is awakened in the world by beauty which then leads the soul to perfection....