Journals Higher Education

$125.00

Hardcover

Published: 01 October 2017

288 Pages | 1 b/w illus.

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474427814


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Spectacular Science, Technology and Superstition in the Age of Shakespeare

Edited by Sophie Chiari and Mickaël Popelard

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Analyses different aspects of Shakespeare's plays through the prism of early modern science
  • Sheds fresh light on major works such as the Sonnets, Love's Labour's Lost, Romeo and Juliet, Twelfth Night, King Lear, Hamlet, Othello, Macbeth, The Tempest, The Winter's Tale
  • Links science and spectacle and posits that early modern theatre fashioned the reception of early modern discoveries
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