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Shakespeare the Thinker

by Nuttall, A. D.

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Published by Yale University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakespeare studies & criticism,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Historical - British,
  • Literary,
  • Shakespeare,
  • Literary Criticism / Shakespeare,
  • Reference,
  • 1564-1616,
  • 16th century,
  • 17th century,
  • England,
  • Intellectual life,
  • Knowledge and learning,
  • Shakespeare, William,

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages448
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9696019M
    ISBN 100300119283
    ISBN 109780300119282

    The religious views of William Shakespeare are the subject of an ongoing scholarly debate dating back more than years. The general assumption about William Shakespeare's religious affiliation is that he was a conforming member of the established Church of r, many scholars have speculated about his personal religious beliefs, based on analysis of the historical record and of.   Shakespeare was a thinker who always made it new, adapted his source materials and put his own spin on them. In the case of Plutarch, he feminised the very masculine Roman : Jonathan Bate.

    "Shakespeare the Thinker-ExLibrary Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. % Money Back Guarantee. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy! - We accept any return shipped to us within 60 days of the purchase Edition: 1st Edition.   As a single-volume introduction to the plays, Shakespeare the Thinker has few rivals. Nuttall’s approach here is broader in scope, as he seeks to reach the generally educated reader. The book is, thus, much less technical and theoretical than A New Mimesis, although not light in substance or analysis. Nuttall’s lifetime of immersion in.

    A. D. Nuttall, Shakespeare the Thinker Shakespeare the Thinker. A. Haven, CT, and London: Yale University Press, Pp. xi+Author: Peter Holbrook. January just three months before Yale University Press published his Shakespeare the Thinker along with reissues of his Two Concepts of Allegory: A Study of Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” () and A New Mimesis: Shakespeare and the Representation of Reality (). This new book can rightly be considered a summa.


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Shakespeare the Thinker by Nuttall, A. D. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Nuttall looks with his own book “Shakespeare The Thinker” to replace Goddard as the third Arden replaces the second. Nuttall, by regular overweening and gratuitous reference to cod philosophy clearly wants his readers to think that it is HE that is the thinker.

But all we have is an orthodox, preening and UNthinking academic looking for Cited by: Nuttall is Shakespeare the Thinker book clearly a strongly philosophical thinker whose knowledge of, and sensitivity to, Shakespeare, was vast. In theory, the book is an attempt to explore what or how Shakespeare thought, based upon a close reading of his plays; this is an admittedly doomed effort, but is an exploration that is worth performing/5.

Shakespeare the Thinker takes the form of a well-integrated commentary on the plays--almost too well integrated, as it is hard to find discussion of a particular play just by thumbing through the book/5(6). Shakespeare the Thinker -- with Stephen Greenblatt's Will in the World and James Shapiro's A Year in the Life of William Shakespeare: -- is the best book on the subject in recent years."Jeffrey Meyers, The Times Higher Education Supplement.

Shakespeare the thinker User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Nuttall (English, Oxford Univ.;A Common Sky: Philosophy and the Literary Imagination) focuses on the totality of William Shakespeare's genius rather than on his individual plays. Within each play, he Read full review5/5(1).

Shakespeare the Thinker by AD Nuttall pp, Yale, £ When I try to find a metaphor for the dismay I feel when faced with the quantity of Shakespeare criticism, I always come up with.

Q: Shakespeare the Thinker seems to me an extremely personal book, more personal than any of your previous books. Do you think that's a fair statement. A: Well, this book comes after a lifetime of thinking about, and teaching, Shakespeare.

You wondered, earlier, whether it's possible to say anything new about Shakespeare. I'm quite sure it : Yale University Press. : Shakespeare the Thinker () by Nuttall, A. and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5().

Get this from a library. Shakespeare the thinker. [A D Nuttall] -- "Certain questions engross Shakespeare from his early plays to the late romances: the nature of motive, cause, personal identity and relation, the proper status of imagination, ethics and.

Presents a study of Shakespeare's intellectual preoccupations. This book offers guidance to Shakespeare's plays and sheds light on questions that engrossed Shakespeare from his early plays to the late romances: the nature of motive, cause, personal identity and relation, the proper status of imagination, and ethics and subjectivity.

"A close reading of the plays that tries to map the creases and folds in Shakespeare's mysterious, elusive brain."-- New York Times Book Review A. Nuttall's study of Shakespeare's intellectual preoccupations is a literary tour de force and comes to crown the distinguished career of a Shakespeare scholar.

Certain questions engross Shakespeare from his early plays to the late romances: the 5/5(1). Shakespeare the Thinker. By A. Nuttall. New Haven: Yale University Press, ISBN Pp. xi + $ In this new book, the late influential Shakespeare scholar A. Nuttall aims, ambitiously, to trace the progress of Shakespeare's thought through virtually the whole chronological run of his plays (the sonnets receive sparing mention).

If "Shakespeare's thought". Shakespeare's Politics is a book by Allan Bloom and Harry V. Jaffa, in which the authors provide an analysis of four Shakespeare plays guided by the premise that political philosophy provides a necessary perspective on the problems of Shakespeare’s heroes.

Its methods and interpretations were significantly influenced by Leo Strauss, who taught Jaffa at the New School for Social Research.

A.D. Nuttall's Shakespeare the Thinker is a marvellously wise and humane account of that mind at work. Always highly intelligent and effortlessly readable, it is a book that draws a firm line under the age of 'theory' in Shakespeare studies.' --Jonathan Bate, The Sunday Telegraph/5(21).

"The most challenging Shakespeare book of the year is A. Nuttall's Shakespeare the Thinker, a close reading of the plays that tries to map the creases and folds in. Shakespeare the Thinker by A. Nuttall English | | ISBN:,| Pages | PDF | MB A.

Nuttall’s study of Shakespeare’s intellectual preoccupations is a literary tour de force and comes to crown the distinguished career of a Shakespeare scholar. Shakespeare as Political Thinker book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

The essays contained in this book proceed from the /5. Shakespeare the Thinker A. Nuttall. Extracted from Googlebooks images - so quality is so-so. However, book's value is enormous.

One of best studies of Shakespeare by the top Shakespeare scholar. Year: Edition: Reprint. Publisher: Yale University Press. Language: english. The book entitled Shakespeare the Thinker By A. Nuttall is full of meaningful and useful suggestions for people to do the best life.

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Nuttall. Shakespeare the Thinker. New Haven: Yale University Press, xiv + pp. index. $ ISBN: Anthony D. Nuttall, professor of English at Oxford University, died last January just three months before Yale University Press published his Shakespeare the Thinker along with reissues of his Two Concepts of Allegory: A Study of Shakespeare's "The Tempest" (.

The essays contained in this book proceed from the common conviction that Shakespeare's poetry conveys a wisdom about politics commensurate with his artistry.

Well-known thinkers discuss Shakespeare's understanding of politics, the idea of the best polity, the relationship between character and political life, and the interpenetration of poetry.The book lays out a case for Shakespeare's vital connection to the lives we live today, opening the door to new ways of thinking and experiencing the world, which are essential to a life well lived."—Michael Witmore, director of the Folger Shakespeare Library "Insightful and joyful, this book is a masterpiece.Shakespeare's Dramatic Universe!

This page contains my recommendations for critical, annotated editions of Shakespeare’s plays, followed by a selection of my favorite criticism. Almost all of the plays have enough references and ambiguities that it’s worth having a knowledgeable guide to consult with and to agree and disagree with.