A Brave New World of Knowledge: Shakespeare's the Tempest and Early Modern Epistemology

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This study of an extraordinary work of dramatic literature also addresses questions of the nature and dissemination of the scientific revolution. These facets are locked together: although the book does not deny that 'The Tempest' had deep roots in classical literature and elsewhere, it maintains that the play's remarkable dramaturgy and symbolism reflect subtle matters uniquely pertinet to its own fascinating time. A 'Brave New World of Knowledge' uncovers a number of previously little-appreciated connections of 'The ...

A Brave New World of Knowledge: Shakespeare's the Tempest and Early Modern Epistemology 2003, Fairleigh Dickinson University Press

ISBN-13: 9780838639252

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