Shakespeare, Rhetoric and Cognition

Shakespeare, Rhetoric and Cognition

by Raphael Lyne


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107417144
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 06/12/2014
Pages: 276
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.59(d)

About the Author

Raphael Lyne is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Cambridge and a Fellow of Murray Edwards College. He is the author of Ovid's Changing Worlds: English Metamorphoses, 1567�632 (2001) and Shakespeare's Late Work (2007), as well as the editor (with Subha Mukherji) of Early Modern Tragicomedy (2007).

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: 'pity, like a naked new-born babe'; 2. Metaphor, synecdoche and cognition; 3. The drift towards cognition in rhetorical manuals; 4. A Midsummer Night's Dream; 5. Cymbeline; 6. Othello; 7. The Sonnets; Conclusion.

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