Shakespeare and Politics: What a Sixteenth-Century Playwright Can Tell Us about Twenty-First-Century (BOK)

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William Shakespeare, more than any other author, was able to capture the essence of human nature in all its manifestations. His political plays offer enduring insights into our humanity, our vanity, our noble and baser drives, what makes us great, and what makes us loathsome. He tells us about ourselves and about our world. This volume gleans valuable lessons from the writings of William Shakespeare and applies them to contemporary politics. Original chapters covering over a dozen different plays take up perennial political themes including power and leadership, corruption and virtue, war and peace, evil and liberty, persuasion and polarization, and empire and global overreach.Features of the text:


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2013 Forlag
Marston Book DMARSTO Orphans
ISBN 9781612051581 Antall sider 212
Dimensjoner 15,4cm x 23,6cm x 1,7cm Vekt 431 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Andre medvirkende Bruce E Altschuler, Professor of Political Science Michael A Genovese
Emner og form Shakespeare plays, Social & political philosophy, Shakespeare studies & criticism, Politics & government, Language: reference & general