Shakespearean Perspectives

Essays on poetic negotiation

ORCID logoDavid Lucking | Università del Salento
ISBN 9789027201331 | EUR 95.00 | USD 143.00
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David Lucking sees Shakespeare’s plays as negotiating tensions between a number of alternative, and sometimes mutually antagonistic perspectives. Some of these perspectives are associated with particular languages, cultures and texts, while others involve philosophical issues such as the nature of personal ontology and distinctions between reality and dream, being and nothingness. In elaborating his insights Lucking draws extensive comparisons with Lucretius’ De Rerum Natura, and between Sophocles’ Theban plays and King Lear, and he also pays close attention to A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Henry V, Julius Caesar, Hamlet, and Antony and Cleopatra. Re-assessing a wide range of earlier commentary, his nine essays confirm the lasting value of apposite contextualization in tandem with detailed close reading.
[FILLM Studies in Languages and Literatures, 6] 2017.  xxii, 192 pp.
Publishing status: Available
Table of Contents

Literature & Literary Studies

Theoretical literature & literary studies

Translation & Interpreting Studies

Translation Studies

Main BIC Subject

DSGS: Shakespeare studies & criticism

Main BISAC Subject

LIT015000: LITERARY CRITICISM / Shakespeare
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U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  2017007437 | Marc record