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Passion, prudence, and virtue in Shakespearean drama / Unhae Park Langis.

  • Author

    Langis, Unhae Park.,

  • Date published

    2011

  • Publisher

    London : Continuum, 2011.

  • Subject

    English drama Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 History and criticism

    Emotions in literature

    Moderation in literature

    Virtue in literature

    Females in literature

    Literature. eflch

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Criticism and interpretation.

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Ethics

  • Accession number

    83449094

  • Class

    65.16/LAN

  • ISBN

    9781441188014 (hbk.), 1441188010 (hbk.), 9781441120243 (PDF ebook), 1441120246 (PDF ebook)

  • Language

    English

  • Physical description

    180 p. ; 24 cm.

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Bibliography, etc. note: Includes bibliographical references and index. Summary, etc: "Virtue, as a Renaissance ideal, was largely conceived as a rational governing of unruly passions. Revising this early modern commonplace, this study shows how Shakespeare dramatizes a discerning Aristotelian conception of virtue as a touchstone of excellence" [cover].