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Shakespeare and Platonic Beauty - a book by Vyvyan, John

Shakespeare and Platonic Beauty

Shakespeare and Platonic Beauty( )
Author: Vyvyan, John
ISBN:978-0-85683-408-0
Publication Date:Aug 2012
Publisher:Shepheard-Walwyn Publishers, Limited
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $9.99
Book Description:

John Vyvyan's third Shakespearean study was originally published by Chatto & Windus in 1961, but has long been out of print. Looking at some of the comedies, he reveals how the Platonic ideas of beauty and love, as developed by Plotinus, Ficino, Castiglione and Spenser, add an extra dimension to the plays.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...
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Pages:398
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / Shakespeare
Literary Criticism / Subjects & Themes / General
Family & Relationships / Love & Romance
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.25 x 8.5 Inches

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