The Resource Shakespeare and the natural world, Tom MacFaul

Shakespeare and the natural world, Tom MacFaul

Label
Shakespeare and the natural world
Title
Shakespeare and the natural world
Statement of responsibility
Tom MacFaul
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Exploring the rich range of meanings that Shakespeare finds in the natural world, this book fuses ecocritical approaches to Renaissance literature with recent thinking about the significance of religion in Shakespeare's plays. MacFaul offers a clear introduction to some of the key problems in Renaissance natural philosophy and their relationship to Reformation theology, with individual chapters focusing on the role of animals in Shakespeare's universe, the representation of rural life, and the way in which humans' consumption of natural materials transforms their destinies. These discussions enable powerful new readings of Shakespeare's plays, including A Midsummer Night's Dream, As You Like It, King Lear, Macbeth, The Tempest, The Winter's Tale, and the history plays. Proposing that Shakespeare's representation of the relationship between man and nature anticipated that of the Romantics, this volume will interest scholars of Shakespeare studies, Renaissance drama and literature, and ecocritical studies of Shakespeare"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
MacFaul, Tom
Index
index present
LC call number
PR 3039 .M34 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Nature in literature
  • Animals in literature
  • Country life in literature
  • Human ecology in literature
  • Ecocriticism
Label
Shakespeare and the natural world, Tom MacFaul
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 208 pages
Isbn
9781107117938
Lccn
2015014535
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)908250444
  • (OCoLC)ocn908250444
Label
Shakespeare and the natural world, Tom MacFaul
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 208 pages
Isbn
9781107117938
Lccn
2015014535
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)908250444
  • (OCoLC)ocn908250444

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