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Shakespeare's Freedom

Shakespeare's Freedom( )
Author: Greenblatt, Stephen
Series title:The Rice University Campbell Lectures
ISBN:978-0-226-30666-7
Publication Date:Nov 2010
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $42.95
Book Description:

Shakespeare lived in a world of absolutes--of claims for the absolute authority of scripture, monarch, and God, and the authority of fathers over wives and children, the old over the young, and the gentle over the baseborn. With the elegance and verve for which he is well known, Stephen Greenblatt, author of the best-selling Will in the World, shows that Shakespeare was strikingly averse to such absolutes and constantly probed the possibility of freedom from them. Again...
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Book Details
Pages:160
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / Shakespeare
Political Science / History & Theory
Political Science / Civil Rights
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):13.97 x 21.59 x 1.27 cm
Book Weight:0.314 Kilograms
Author Biography
Greenblatt, Stephen (Author)
Stephen Greenblatt is a literary critic, theorist and scholar.

He is the author of Three Modern Satirists: Waugh, Orwell, and Huxley (1965); Renaissance Self-Fashioning: From More to Shakespeare (1980); Learning to Curse: Essays in Early Modern Culture (1990); Redrawing the Boundaries: The Transformation of English and American Literary Studies (1992); The Norton Shakespeare (1997); Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare (2004); Shakespeare's Freedom (2010); and The Swerve: How the World Became Modern (2011).

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