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

  • Author

    Pye, Christopher, 1953-,

  • Date published

    2015

  • Publisher

    New York : Fordham University Press 2015

  • Subject

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Political and social views

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Criticism and interpretation Literary criticism and cultural theory.

    Politics and literature Great Britain History

  • Accession number

    83428715

  • Class

    65.08/PYE

  • ISBN

    9780823265046

  • Physical description

    xii, 256 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm

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Introduction -- 1. Early Modern Political Aesthetics -- 2. Leonardo's Hand: Mimesis, Sexuality, and the Polis -- 3. Shakespeare Distracted: Political Aesthetics from Spanish Tragedy to Hamlet -- 4. "To throw out our eyes for brave Othello" -- 5. Aesthetics and Absolutism in The Winter's Tale -- 6. The Beating Mind: The Tempest in History -- 7. Hobbes and the Hydrophobes: The Fate of the Aesthetic in the Time of the State.