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Philosophical Readings of Shakespeare: Thou Art the Thing Itself Margherita Pascucci

Philosophical Readings of Shakespeare: Thou Art the Thing Itself

Margherita Pascucci

Published May 22nd 2013
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Kindle Edition
284 pages
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In his plays, Shakespeare produced a new and unprecedented way of thinking about life, death, power, and their affects. Philosophical Readings of Shakespeare offers close readings of King Lear, Hamlet, Macbeth, and Timon of Athens to provide insightMoreIn his plays, Shakespeare produced a new and unprecedented way of thinking about life, death, power, and their affects. Philosophical Readings of Shakespeare offers close readings of King Lear, Hamlet, Macbeth, and Timon of Athens to provide insight into the ontological discourse of poverty and money. Following Marxian thought, Margherita Pascucci shows how Shakespeare was the first to depict money as a conceptual persona. Ultimately, the books analysis of the themes of creation, subjectivity, and value opens new reflections on central questions of our time.