Disowning Knowledge: In Seven Plays of Shakespeare / Edition 2

Disowning Knowledge: In Seven Plays of Shakespeare / Edition 2

by Stanley Cavell
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521529204

ISBN-13: 9780521529204

Pub. Date: 03/28/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Reissued with a new preface and a new essay on Macbeth, King Lear, Othello, Coriolanius, Hamlet and The Winter's Tale, this famous collection of essays on Shakespeare's tragedies considers the plays as responses to the crisis of knowledge and the emergence of modern skepticism.

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Reissued with a new preface and a new essay on Macbeth, King Lear, Othello, Coriolanius, Hamlet and The Winter's Tale, this famous collection of essays on Shakespeare's tragedies considers the plays as responses to the crisis of knowledge and the emergence of modern skepticism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521529204
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/28/2003
Edition description:
Updated Edition
Pages:
250
Sales rank:
779,320
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Preface and acknowledgements; Preface to the updated edition; 1. Introduction; 2. The avoidance of love: a reading of King Lear; 3. Othello and the stake of the other; 4. Coriolanus and interpretation of politics; 5. Hamlet's burden of proof; 6. Recounting gains, showing losses: reading The Winter's Tale; 7. Macbeth appalled; Index of names and titles.

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