Shakespeare's politics

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Taking the classical view that the political shapes man's consciousness, Allan Bloom considers Shakespeare as a profoundly political Renaissance dramatist. He aims to recover Shakespeare's ideas and beliefs and to make his work once again a recognized source for the serious study of moral and political problems. In essays looking at "Julius Caesar, Othello, " and "The Merchant of Venice, " Bloom shows how Shakespeare presents a picture of man that does not assume privileged access for only literary criticism. With this ...

Shakespeare's Politics 1996, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226060415

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Shakespeare's Politics 1987, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226060408

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Shakespeare's Politics 1964, Basic Books

ISBN-13: 9780465077625

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