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Shakespeare's Moral Compass

Parvini, Neema (2018) Shakespeare's Moral Compass Edinburgh Critical Studies in Shakespeare and Philosophy . Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh. ISBN 978 1 4744 3287 0

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Abstract

This ground-breaking study fearlessly combines latest research in evolutionary psychology, historical scholarship and philosophy to answer a question that has eluded critics for centuries: what is Shakespeare’s moral vision? At a political and cultural moment in which many of us are taking stock and looking for meaning, and in which moral outrage and polarisation seem endemic, this book radically reimagines how we might approach great works of literature to find some answers.

Item Type: Book
Subjects : Shakespeare, English Literature, Moral Philosophy
Divisions : Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > School of Literature and Languages
Authors :
NameEmailORCID
Parvini, Neeman.parvini@surrey.ac.uk
Date : September 2018
Copyright Disclaimer : © Neema Parvini, 2018
Additional Information : Edinburgh Critical Studies in Shakespeare and Philosophy takes seriously the speculative and world-making properties of Shakespeare’s art. Maintaining a broad view of ‘philosophy’ that accommodates first-order questions of metaphysics, ethics, politics and aesthetics, the series also expands our understanding of philosophy to include the unique kinds of theoretical work carried out by performance and poetry itself. These scholarly monographs will reinvigorate Shakespeare studies by opening new interdisciplinary conversations among scholars, artists and students.
Depositing User : Neema Parvini
Date Deposited : 27 Jun 2017 16:14
Last Modified : 17 Jun 2019 07:57
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/813837

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