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The Resource The storm at sea : political aesthetics in the time of Shakespeare, Christopher Pye

The storm at sea : political aesthetics in the time of Shakespeare, Christopher Pye

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The storm at sea : political aesthetics in the time of Shakespeare
Title
The storm at sea
Title remainder
political aesthetics in the time of Shakespeare
Statement of responsibility
Christopher Pye
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Language
eng
Summary
"The Storm at Sea: Political Aesthetics in the Time of Shakespeare counters a tradition of cultural analysis that judges considerations of aesthetic autonomy in the early modern context to be either anachronistic or an index of political disengagement. Pye argues that for a post-theocratic era in which the mise-en-forme of the social domain itself was for the first time at stake, the problem of the aesthetic lay at the very core of the political; it is precisely through its engagement with the question of aesthetic autonomy that early modern works most profoundly explore their relation to matters of law, state, sovereignty, and political subjectivity. Pye establishes the significance of a "creationist" political aesthetic-at once a discrete historical category and a phenomenon that troubles our familiar forms of historical accounting-and suggests that the fate of such an aesthetic is intimately bound up with the emergence of modern conceptions of the political sphere. The Storm at Sea moves historically from Leonardo da Vinci to Thomas Hobbes; it focuses on Shakespeare and English drama, with chapters on Hamlet, Othello, A Winter's Tale, and The Tempest, as well as sustained readings of As You Like It, King Lear, Thomas Kyd's Spanish Tragedy, and Christopher Marlowe's Doctor Faustus. Engaging political thinkers such as Carl Schmitt, Giorgio Agamben, Claude Lefort, and Roberto Esposito, The Storm at Sea will be of interest to political theorists as well as to students of literary and visual theory"--
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1953-
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Pye, Christopher
Dewey number
822.3/3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR3017
LC item number
.P95 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Politics and literature
  • Aesthetics
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Shakespeare, William
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / Shakespeare
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / Semiotics & Theory
  • Aesthetics
  • Political and social views
  • Politics and literature
  • Great Britain
Label
The storm at sea : political aesthetics in the time of Shakespeare, Christopher Pye
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier.
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text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Machine generated contents note: -- Contents -- List of Figures -- Acknowledgments -- Preface -- Chapter 1: Introduction: Early Modern Political Aesthetics -- Chapter 2: Leonardo's Hand: Mimesis, Sexuality, and the Polis -- Chapter 3: Shakespeare Distracted: Aesthetics and Political Foundations from -- Spanish Tragedy to Hamlet -- Chapter 4: "To throw out our eyes for brave Othello" -- Chapter 5: Aesthetics and Absolutism in The Winter's Tale -- Chapter 6: The Beating Mind: The Tempest, Aesthetics and History -- Chapter 7: Hobbes and the Hydrophobes: The Fate of the Aesthetic in the Time of -- the State -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
887851072
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 256 pages
Isbn
9780823265053
Lccn
2014040670
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)887851072
Label
The storm at sea : political aesthetics in the time of Shakespeare, Christopher Pye
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Machine generated contents note: -- Contents -- List of Figures -- Acknowledgments -- Preface -- Chapter 1: Introduction: Early Modern Political Aesthetics -- Chapter 2: Leonardo's Hand: Mimesis, Sexuality, and the Polis -- Chapter 3: Shakespeare Distracted: Aesthetics and Political Foundations from -- Spanish Tragedy to Hamlet -- Chapter 4: "To throw out our eyes for brave Othello" -- Chapter 5: Aesthetics and Absolutism in The Winter's Tale -- Chapter 6: The Beating Mind: The Tempest, Aesthetics and History -- Chapter 7: Hobbes and the Hydrophobes: The Fate of the Aesthetic in the Time of -- the State -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
887851072
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 256 pages
Isbn
9780823265053
Lccn
2014040670
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)887851072

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