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Forensic Shakespeare / Quentin Skinner.

  • Author

    Skinner, Quentin

  • Date published

    2014

  • Publisher

    Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014.

  • Subject

    Shakespeare, William 1564-1616 Knowledge Conduct of court proceedings.

    Shakespeare, William 1564-1616 Literary style.

Classical rhetoric in Shakespeare's England -- Shakespeare's forensic plays -- The open beginning -- The insinuative beginning -- The failed beginning -- The judicial narrative -- Confirmation: juridical and legal issues -- Confirmation: the conjectural issue -- Refutation and non-artificial proofs -- The peroration and appeal to commonplaces.