Soul Of Athens / Edition 1

Soul Of Athens / Edition 1

by Jan H. Blits
     
 

The Soul of Athens: Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" studies Shakespeare's portrayal of the founding of Athens through a close reading of one of the Bard's most memorable comedies. Coupling careful attention to detail with interpretive breadth, The Soul of Athens examines the nature of love, the natural doubleness of human thinking and the ambiguous

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Overview

The Soul of Athens: Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" studies Shakespeare's portrayal of the founding of Athens through a close reading of one of the Bard's most memorable comedies. Coupling careful attention to detail with interpretive breadth, The Soul of Athens examines the nature of love, the natural doubleness of human thinking and the ambiguous relation of image and reality, as well as patriarchy and democracy, and heroic and moral virtue.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780739106532
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc
Publication date:
08/28/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
222
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.47(d)

Meet the Author

Jan H. Blits is a Professor of the University Honor Faculty at the University of Deleware, and author of several books on Shakespeare's plays including Deadly Thought: Hamlet and the Human Soul (Lexington Books, 2000).

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Act One Chapter 3 Act Two Chapter 4 Act Three Chapter 5 Act Four Chapter 6 Act Five

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