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Shakespeare and Platonic Beauty

Shakespeare and Platonic Beauty( )
Author: Vyvyan, John
ISBN:978-0-85683-410-3
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Shepheard-Walwyn Publishers, Limited
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $19.99
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. Vyvyan believes that for Shakespeare, love was preeminent over human ideas of...
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Pages:224
Detailed Subjects: Family & Relationships / Love & Romance
Literary Criticism / Subjects & Themes / General
Literary Criticism / Shakespeare
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.25 x 8.5 Inches

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