By William Shakespeare,Ángel-Luis Pujante
La presente edición conmemora el cuarto centenario del fallecimiento de William Shakespeare, uno de los más grandes escritores universales. En su poesía y su teatro se unen felizmente el pensamiento y el energy expresivo formando una rica gramática de las emociones. Sea en comedia, tragedia, tragicomedia o drama histórico, Shakespeare alcanza una fascinante variedad y crea personajes memorables como Macbeth, Hamlet o Falstaff, considerados como arquetipos inconfundibles de afectos y pasiones. Cuatro siglos después de su muerte, Shakespeare es el autor más estudiado, representado y traducido de l. a. literatura common, y su contemporáneo Ben Jonson ya predijo su permanencia al afirmar que su obra no period para una época, sino para todos los tiempos.
By Stephen Greenblatt
Shakespeare lived in a global of absolutes—of claims for absolutely the authority of scripture, monarch, and God, and the authority of fathers over better halves and youngsters, the previous over the younger, and the light over the baseborn. With the attractiveness and verve for which he's popular, Stephen Greenblatt, writer of the best-selling Will within the World, exhibits that Shakespeare was once strikingly averse to such absolutes and consistently probed the potential of freedom from them. repeatedly, Shakespeare confounds the designs and pretensions of kings, generals, and churchmen. His aversion to absolutes even leads him to probe the exalted and likely unlimited passions of his lovers.
Greenblatt explores this wealthy subject matter by way of addressing 4 of Shakespeare’s preoccupations throughout the entire genres within which he labored. He first considers the belief of attractiveness in Shakespeare’s works, particularly his problem to the cult of featureless perfection and his curiosity in distinguishing marks. He then turns to Shakespeare’s curiosity in murderous hatred, such a lot famously embodied in Shylock yet visible additionally within the personality Bernardine in Measure for Measure. subsequent Greenblatt considers the assumption of Shakespearean authority—that is, Shakespeare’s deep experience of the moral ambiguity of strength, together with his personal. eventually, Greenblatt takes up Shakespearean autonomy, specifically the liberty of artists, guided by means of detailed types of notion, to stay by means of their very own legislation and to assert that their creations are singularly unconstrained.
A booklet which may in simple terms were written by means of Stephen Greenblatt, Shakespeare’s Freedom is a totally unique and eloquent meditation via the main acclaimed and influential Shakespearean of our time.
By Lynne Bradley
By Anna Katharina Hildisch
By Jennifer Ann Bates
In this attention-grabbing ebook, Jennifer Ann Bates examines shapes of self-consciousness and their roles within the difficult interface among truth and drama. Shakespeare’s plots and characters are used to make clear Hegelian dialectic, and Hegel’s philosophical works on artwork and politics are used to make clear Shakespeare’s dramas. Bates specializes in ethical mind's eye and on how interpretations of drama and background constrain it. for instance: how a lot good fortune and necessity force a character’s activities? might Coriolanus be a greater instance than Antigone in Hegel’s account of the Kinship-State clash? What disorients us and makes us morally caught? The sovereign self, the ethical pragmatics of wit, and the connection among legislations, tragedy, and comedy are one of the multifaceted concerns tested during this incisive paintings. alongside the way in which, Bates strains the improvement of deleterious recommendations equivalent to destiny, anti-Aufhebung, crime, evil, and hypocrisy, in addition to worthwhile suggestions corresponding to ask yourself, judgment, forgiveness, and justice
“…outstanding…” — Slavoj Žižek in Absolute cringe: in the direction of a brand new origin of Dialectical Materialism
“Reading Shakespeare with Hegel allows Jennifer Bates to offer strikingly unique readings of either the performs and the weighty tomes. She discloses unsuspected parallels among the general trajectories of Shakespeare’s corpus and Hegel’s Phenomenology of Spirit. either culminate in redemptive comedies of forgiveness that extend our feel of the burdens of philosophy and paintings. Bates additionally pushes Hegel towards extra becoming aesthetic interpretations. She clarifies the dialectical importance of Falstaff’s wit and Hamlet’s depression, and she or he explains why Coriolanus presents a greater version than Antigone for figuring out the gendered collisions of moral existence. a unprecedented instance of ways to learn philosophical and literary texts together.” — Andrew Cutrofello, writer of The Owl at sunrise: A Sequel to Hegel’s Phenomenology of Spirit
“This formidable and unique undertaking reminds us why those performs and Hegel’s writings subject to us within the first position, and simply how a lot they need to educate us.” — Paul A. Kottman, writer of Tragic stipulations in Shakespeare: Disinheriting the Globe
Jennifer Ann Bates is affiliate Professor of Philosophy at Duquesne collage. She is the writer of Hegel’s idea of mind's eye, additionally released via SUNY Press.
By Robert Shaughnessy
Demystifying and contextualising Shakespeare for the twenty-first century, this e-book bargains either an advent to the topic for rookies in addition as an valuable source for more matured Shakespeareans.
In this pleasant, established consultant, Robert Shaughnessy:
- introduces Shakespeare’s lifestyles and works in context, offering an important old background
- looks at every one of Shakespeare’s performs in flip, contemplating problems with historic context, modern feedback and function heritage
- provides particular dialogue of twentieth-century Shakespearean feedback, exploring the theories, debates and discoveries that form our realizing of Shakespeare this present day
- looks at modern performances of Shakespeare on degree and monitor
- provides additional serious interpreting by means of play
- outlines exact chronologies of Shakespeare’s lifestyles and works and likewise of twentieth-century criticism
The better half site at www.routledge.com/textbooks/shaughnessy contains student-focused materials and assets, together with an interactive timeline and annotated weblinks.
By Charlotte Scott
Tempest, the publication explains how cultivation of the land responds to and reinforces social welfare, and divulges the level to which the dominant of Shakespeare's time formed a brand new language of social kinfolk. starting with an exam of the increase within the creation of early smooth revealed husbandry manuals,
Shakespeare's Nature attracts at the different fields of financial, agrarian, humanist, Christian and literary reports, exhibiting how the language of husbandry redefined Elizabethan attitudes to either the human and non-human worlds. In a sequence of shut readings of particular performs and poems, this ebook explains how cultivation types and develops social and financial price platforms, and the way the early sleek mind's eye was once depending on metaphors of funding, nurture and development. by way of tracing this
language of intervention and construction in Shakespeare's paintings, this publication unearths a primary discourse within the improvement of early glossy social, political and private values.
By Su Fielder,Peter Buckroyd
By Richard Dutton,Jean E. Howard
- Brings jointly new essays from a mix of more youthful and extra proven students from world wide - Australia, Canada, France, New Zealand, the uk, and the United States.
- Examines each one of Shakespeare’s performs and significant poems, utilizing the entire assets of up to date feedback, from functionality experiences to feminist, historicist, and textual analysis.
- Volumes are geared up relating to ordinary different types: particularly the histories, the tragedies, the romantic comedies, and the overdue performs, challenge performs and poems.
- Each quantity comprises person essays on all texts within the appropriate classification, in addition to extra normal essays taking a look at serious matters and ways extra generally proper to the genre.
- Offers a provocative roadmap to Shakespeare reports on the dawning of the twenty-first century.
This spouse to Shakespeare’s histories comprises unique essays on each heritage play from Henry VI to Henry V in addition to fourteen extra articles on such subject matters as censorship in Shakespeare’s histories, the relation of Shakespeare’s performs to different dramatic histories of the interval, Shakespeare’s histories on movie, the homoerotics of Shakespeare’s background performs, and state formation in Shakespeare’s histories.
By Chris Thurman