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By Andrew Moore

ISBN-10: 1498514073

ISBN-13: 9781498514071

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ISBN-13: 9781498514095

Shakespeare among Machiavelli and Hobbes explores Shakespeare’s political outlook by way of evaluating a number of the playwright’s best-known works to the works of Italian political theorist Niccolò Machiavelli and English social agreement theorist Thomas Hobbes. through situating Shakespeare ‘between’ those thinkers, the particularly smooth trajectory of the playwright’s paintings turns into seen. all through his profession, Shakespeare interrogates the divine correct of kings, absolute monarchy, and the metaphor of the physique politic. concurrently he is helping to put the basis for contemporary politics via his dramatic explorations of consent, liberty, and political violence. we will be able to therefore comprehend Shakespeare’s corpus as a type of eulogy: a funeral speech devoted to outdated and poor theories of politics. we will additionally comprehend him as a innovative political philosopher who, besides Machiavelli and Hobbes, reimagined the origins and ends of presidency. All 3 thinkers understood politics essentially as a reaction to our mortality. They depict politics because the paintings of dealing with and organizing human bodies—caring for his or her wishes, making area for the delight of wants, and keeping them from the specter of violent dying. This e-book positive aspects new readings of Shakespeare’s performs that remove darkness from the playwright’s significant political preoccupations and his funding in materialist politics.

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