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Image ethics in Shakespeare and Spenser / James A. Knapp.

Author/Creator:
Knapp, James A., 1968-
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication:
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 231 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Subjects:
English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.
Visual perception in literature.
Ethics in literature.
Image (Philosophy).
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Spenser, Edmund, 1552?-1599 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Ethics -- England -- History -- 16th century.
Ethics -- England -- History -- 17th century.
Aesthetics, British -- 16th century.
Aesthetics, British -- 17th century.
Contents:
Introduction: image ethics
Harnessing the visual: from illustration to ekphrasis
From visible to invisible: Spenser's Aprill and messianic ethics
Looking for ethics in Spenser's Faerie queene
"To look, but with another's eyes": translating vision in A midsummer night's dream
The ethics of temporality in Measure for measure
"Ocular proof" and the dangers of the perceptual faith
"Disliken the truth of your own seeming": visual and ethical truth in The winter's tale.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
9780230108097 (alk. paper)
0230108091 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
643762907
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