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Shakespeare as a dramatic thinker

a popular illustration of fiction as the experimental side of philosophy

by Richard Green Moulton

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Published by The Macmillan company, Macmillan & co., ltd. in New York, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Ethics.,
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Richard G. Moulton ....
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii p., 1 l., 381 p.
    Number of Pages381
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24172778M
    OCLC/WorldCa10089803

    Shakespeare and Character brings together leading scholars in theory, literary criticism, and performance studies in order to redress a serious gap in Shakespeare studies and to put character back at the centre of our understanding of Shakespeare's achievement as an . Shakespeare the Thinker (review) a dramatic apprenticeship as an actor-playwright with the theatrical troupe known as Pembroke’s Men and as a Author: William J. Kennedy.

    The Works of William Shakespeare Gathered into One Volume By William Shakespeare Oxford University Press, PS PRIMARY SOURCE A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. On those occasions when the Shakespeare first folio, the first printing in folio format of the collected works of William Shakespeare, is placed on display, it is generally shown in splendid isolation as one of the great treasures of the library. Columbia's copy, a part of the bequest of Stephen Whitney Phoenix, is no exception, although over the decades it has been shown to .

      Shakespeare turns Plato’s denunciations of art and poetics on their head to argue that fictional narratives are somehow more true than reality, or, as McGinn writes, “fiction has greater longevity than material things, since Shakespeare’s plays, say, will last longer than any building erected in his time; immortality belongs, if anywhere. 4) Identifies and assesses the key assumptions. This means that you are perceiving the subject somewhat three-dimensionally, or at least reading between the lines. Questioning the widely-held assumption that, in accordance with Elizabethan bigotry, Shylock is a bloodthirsty villain is a good sign of the critical thinking process.. Weak critical thinking "does not surface the assumptions .


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Readers who approach Shakespeare's plays expecting him to take a grand position on some political, theological, psychological, (or any other) point, may find the reasons offered in A.D. Nuttall's Shakespeare The Thinker convincing enough to shirk such an approach to reading Shakespearean by:   Readers who approach Shakespeare's plays expecting him to take a grand position on some political, theological, psychological, (or any other) point, may find the reasons offered in A.D.

Nuttall's Shakespeare The Thinker convincing enough to shirk such an approach to reading Shakespearean drama/5(6). item 3 Shakespeare as a Dramatic Thinker by Richard G. Moulton (English) Hardcover Book - Shakespeare as a Dramatic Thinker by Richard G.

Moulton (English) Hardcover Book. $ Free shipping. No ratings or reviews yet. Be the first. Shakespeare is supreme as a dramatist: what is he as a thinker. and what is his philosophy of life and the universe.

This is the inquiry proposed in the present work. The inquiry is in no way affected by the questions which modern analysis has. Shakespeare as a dramatic thinker; a popular illustration of fiction as the experimental side of philosophy.

[Richard G Moulton] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search "The present work is supplementary to my former book, 'Shakespeare as a dramatic artist' [and] is a re-issue of the book published four years ago under.

OCLC Number: Description: pages 20 cm: Contents: Introduction: What is implied in "The moral system of Shakespeare" --Book I: Root ideas of Shakespeare's moral system --Heroism and moral balance: the first four histories --Wrong and retribution: the second four histories --Innocence and pathos: the Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet --Wrong and restoration:.

Nuttall is (was) clearly a strongly philosophical thinker whose knowledge of, and sensitivity to, Shakespeare, was vast. In theory, the book is an attempt to explore what or how Shakespeare thought, based upon a close reading of his plays; this is an admittedly doomed effort, but is an exploration that is worth performing/5.

Readers who approach Shakespeare's plays expecting him to take a grand position on some political, theological, psychological, (or any other) point, may find the reasons offered in A.D. Nuttall's Shakespeare The Thinker convincing enough to shirk such an approach to reading Shakespearean drama/5(21).

Dramatic works and poems by Shakespeare W. \The Dramatic William Shakspeare. Dramatiheskie proizvedeniia i poemi Shekspira U. g., n/a, We have thousands of titles and often several copies of each title may be available.

"A close reading of the plays that tries to map the creases and folds in Shakespeare's mysterious, elusive brain."-- New York Times Book Review A.

Nuttall's study of Shakespeare's intellectual preoccupations is a literary tour de force and comes to crown the distinguished career of a Shakespeare scholar. Certain questions engross Shakespeare from his early plays to the late 5/5(1).

Full text of "Shakespeare as a dramatic thinker: a popular illustration of fiction as the experimental side of philosophy" See other formats.

Nuttall’s study of Shakespeare’s intellectual preoccupations is a literary tour de force and comes to crown the distinguished career of a Shakespeare scholar. Certain questions engross Shakespeare from his early plays to the late romances: the nature of motive, cause, personal identity and relation, the proper status of imagination, ethics and subjectivity, language and its 5/5(1).

William Shakespeare - William Shakespeare - Shakespeare the poet and dramatist: Shakespeare lived at a time when ideas and social structures established in the Middle Ages still informed human thought and behaviour. Queen Elizabeth I was God’s deputy on earth, and lords and commoners had their due places in society under her, with responsibilities up through her to.

Act 1, Scene 2: The new king and his court Hamlet's first soliloquy ("O that this too too solid flesh would melt") Hamlet learns of the ghost. Act 1, Scene 3: Laertes and Polonius warn. "Shakespeare the Thinker [is] a close reading of the plays that tries to map the creases and folds in Shakespeare's mysterious, elusive brain [It] is intermittently brilliant, with pithy barroom observations sharing space with arguments so fine-spun they threaten to disappear on the page.

Nuttall casually drops references to 'Goodfellows,' 'The Godfather,'. Q: Shakespeare the Thinker seems to me an extremely personal book, more personal than any of your previous books.

Do you think that's a fair statement. A: Well, this book comes after a lifetime of thinking about, and teaching, Shakespeare. You wondered, earlier, whether it's possible to say anything new about Shakespeare.

I'm quite sure it : Yale University Press. Shakespeare the Thinker by AD Nuttall pp, Yale, £ When I try to find a metaphor for the dismay I feel when faced with the quantity of Shakespeare criticism, I. Oh, in case it disappears permanently, my comment for Shakespeare the Thinker is Explores some tidbits from individual plays, and other dramatic gambits the bard used and developed across many plays.

At some point in the book, almost every play is touched upon. The plates and apparatus iNSIDE the Riverside Shakespeare make it a book "ON.

charles whittingham, hardcover. like new. this complete ten volume set is in fine condition inside and out beautifully bound by root & son in 3/4 leather with marbled boards, bright gilt details to covers, four compartments and three ribs to spine with bright gilt details and title.

History of Troilus and Cressida: With New Dramatic Criticism and an Updated Bibliography (Shakespeare, William, Works.) by Shakespeare, William; Seltzer, Daniel and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at.

Readers who approach Shakespeare's plays expecting him to take a grand position on some political, theological, psychological, (or any other) point, may find the reasons offered in A.D. Nuttall's Shakespeare The Thinker convincing enough to shirk such an approach to reading Shakespearean drama/5(14).The merit of Shakespeare as Political Thinker, and it is an inestimable merit, is to have discovered, almost from outside of political theory itself—though the relation of art to politics is, as Charles N.R.

McCoy reminded us, a basic one—a way to treat legitimately the question of the relation of classical, of medieval, and of modern.Shakespeare's Dramatic Universe! This page contains my recommendations for critical, annotated editions of Shakespeare’s plays, followed by a selection of my favorite criticism.

Almost all of the plays have enough references and ambiguities that it’s worth having a knowledgeable guide to consult with and to agree and disagree with.