Disowning Knowledge: In Seven Plays of Shakespeare by Stanley CavellDisowning Knowledge: In Seven Plays of Shakespeare by Stanley Cavell

Disowning Knowledge: In Seven Plays of Shakespeare

byStanley Cavell

Paperback | March 31, 2003

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Reissued with a new preface and a new essay on Macbeth, King Lear, Othello, Coriolanius, Hamlet and The Winter's Tale, this famous collection of essays on Shakespeare's tragedies considers the plays as responses to the crisis of knowledge and the emergence of modern skepticism.
Title:Disowning Knowledge: In Seven Plays of ShakespeareFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.63 inPublished:March 31, 2003Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521529204

ISBN - 13:9780521529204

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Table of Contents

Preface and acknowledgements; Preface to the updated edition; 1. Introduction; 2. The avoidance of love: a reading of King Lear; 3. Othello and the stake of the other; 4. Coriolanus and interpretation of politics; 5. Hamlet's burden of proof; 6. Recounting gains, showing losses: reading The Winter's Tale; 7. Macbeth appalled; Index of names and titles.

Editorial Reviews

"These insightful essays, the first of which was writter in 1969, remain immediate and relevant...." Choice