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Shakespeare's King Lear with The Tempest By Mark A. McDonald

Shakespeare's King Lear with The Tempest
by Mark A. McDonald

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Shakespeare's 'King Lear' with 'The Tempest' is Mark McDonald's inquiry into the political philosophy of William Shakespeare through a reading of King Lear with reference to The Tempest. McDonald follows an argument connecting King Lear to the question of natural right and to changes in the orders of the western world at the beginnings of modernity.
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Shakespeare's King Lear with The Tempest: The Discovery of Nature and the Recovery of Classical Natural Right by Mark A. McDonald

Shakespeare's 'King Lear' with 'The Tempest' is Mark McDonald's inquiry into the political philosophy of William Shakespeare through a reading of King Lear with reference to The Tempest. McDonald follows an argument connecting King Lear to the question of natural right and to changes in the orders of the western world at the beginnings of modernity.

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About Mark A. McDonald


Mark A. McDonald is Adjunct Faculty Member at Oakland Community College.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1 Preface Chapter 2 Introduction: The Discovery of Nature and King Lear Chapter 3 On Ancient Ceremonial Monarchy and the Opening Scene of Lear: The Family and the Origin of Ceremonial Monarchy; The Destruction of the Ceremonial Monarchy; The Opening Scene of Lear: The Love Test; The Answer of Cordelia and the Great Rage of Chapter 4 The Subplot Family of Gloucester: The First Soliloquy of Edmund; The Deception of Gloucester; The Rise of Edmund and the Escape of Edgar Chapter 5 The Fool and the Earl of Kent: On Kent; The Fool and his Practical Teaching; The Failure of Albany; The Teaching of the Fool at the Approach of the Storm Chapter 6 On Act Three of King Lear: Lear in the Storm; The Fool's Prophesy of Merlin's Prophesy; On III, iii; On III, iv; On III, v: The Betrayal of Gloucester; III, vi: Lear Mad at the House of Gloucester; III, vii: The Blinding of Gloucester Chapter 7 On Act IV: IV, i: The Despair of Gloucester and the Enlistment of Edgar; IV, ii: The Argument of Goneril and Albany; On IV, iii and the Question of the French Invasion; IV, iv: The Doctor; IV, vi: a) The Counter-deception of Gloucester; IV, vi: b) T Chapter 8 On the Final Act: V, i: The English Camp and the Plot of Edmund; V, ii: Ripeness is All; V, iii: a) Lear and Cordelia Captured; V, iii: b) The Defeat of Edmund and the Apocalyptic Conclusion of Lear; Conclusion Chapter 9 Appendices: The Word Nature in King Lear; On the Question of the Presence of the Duke of Burgundy in King Lear; On the Tripartite Division of the Kingdom in King Lear; The Word Fortune in King Lear; Geoffrey of Mo Chapter 10 Notes; Bibliography; Index

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GOR010214621
Shakespeare's King Lear with The Tempest: The Discovery of Nature and the Recovery of Classical Natural Right by Mark A. McDonald
Mark A. McDonald
Used - Very Good
Paperback
University Press of America
2004-03-12
328
0761824669
9780761824664
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