Franklin

Shakespearean genealogies of power : a whispering of nothing in Hamlet, Richard II, Julius Caesar, Macbeth, The merchant of Venice, and The winter's tale / Anselm Haverkamp.

Author/Creator:
Haverkamp, Anselm.
Publication:
New York : Routledge, 2011.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 176 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Knowledge -- Law.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Knowledge -- History.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Political and social views.
Law in literature.
Politics in literature.
Law -- Political aspects.
Power (Social sciences) in literature.
Contents:
Introduction
Perpetuum mobile: Shakespeare's perpetual Renaissance
The ghost of history: Hamlet's politics of paternity
Lethe's wharf: wild justice, the purgatorial supplement
Richard II, Bracton, and the end of political theology
The death of a shifter: Jupiterian history in Julius Caesar
The future of violence: Macbeth and Machiavelli
The whispering of nothing: The winter's tale
But mercy is above: Shylock's pun of a pound
Habeas corpus: the law's desire to have the body.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780415593441 (hbk.)
0415593441 (hbk.)
9780415593458 (pbk.)
041559345X (pbk.)
9780203840283 (ebk.)
0203840283 (ebk.)
OCLC:
654815767
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