Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 January 2019

320 Pages | 11 b/w illus.

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474442527

Bookseller Code (06)

Shakespeare's Representation of Weather, Climate and Environment

The Early Modern 'Fated Sky'

Sophie Chiari

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Offers an all-encompassing approach on early modern climate in Shakespeare
  • Redefines the notion of 'climate' as Shakespeare's contemporaries understood it
  • Suggests new hermeneutic tracks to understand Shakespeare's major comedies and tragedies
  • Probes environmental issues in Shakespeare's plays and, in doing so, echoes major concerns of the present time