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The works of William Shakespeare vividly represent for our admiration and study a pageant of souls with longing in whose wake we ceaselessly follow. Through some of his most memorable characters, Shakespeare illuminates the nature and character--as well as consequences--of our distinctively human passions and ambition, in particular our desire for and pursuit of both honorThe works of William Shakespeare vividly represent for our admiration and study a pageant of souls with longing in whose wake we ceaselessly follow. Through some of his most memorable characters, Shakespeare illuminates the nature and character--as well as consequences--of our distinctively human passions and ambition, in particular our desire for and pursuit of both honor and love. The contributors to this collaborative volume (scholars in English Literature, Political Philosophy, and the Humanities) argue that Shakespeare has much to teach us about our longing for honor and love in particular, and thus about who we are, what we desire, and why. Through sustained reflection on the Shakespearean portraits of honor and love, which are the focus of the chapters in Souls With Longing, we become more keenly aware of our own humanity and come to know ourselves more profoundly. As the abiding popularity of his works aptly demonstrates, Shakespeare's unforgettable portraits of souls with longing--his representations of honor and love--continue to exert undeniable sway over our political, moral, and romantic imaginations....

Title : Souls with Longing: Representations of Honor and Love in Shakespeare
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ISBN : 9780739165423
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 332 Pages
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Souls with Longing: Representations of Honor and Love in Shakespeare Reviews

  • Ashley
    2019-05-19 01:14

    Disclaimer: husband's book. Compilation is the result of 13 provocative academic papers delivered in November 2009 at Assumption College. I would love to see something similar on Austen.