Theatre, Magic and Philosophy: William Shakespeare, John Dee and the Italian Legacy

Author:   Gabriela agnea Horvath
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
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9780367191146


Pages:   256
Publication Date:   03 January 2019
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Author:   Gabriela agnea Horvath
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint:   Routledge
Weight:   0.500kg
ISBN:  

9780367191146


ISBN 10:   0367191148
Pages:   256
Publication Date:   03 January 2019
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Tertiary & Higher Education
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Introduction Part I: Conceptual Framework and Historical Insights 1. Perennial Philosophy 2. The Theatre and the World 3. Magic 4. Common Features in an Interface with Religion Part II: God, Man, Nature and the Arts 5. Worlds in Motion and the Domain of Nature 6. What a Piece of Work is Man! 7. Art as Imitatio Dei Part III: The Sense of Wonder 8. Wonders and Cultures 9. A Poetics of Wonder 10. The Marvelous in Theatre 11. Dr Dee as Wonder Master 12. The Charmed Magician Part IV: Vision and Spirits 13. Visual Turbulence 14. Vis imaginativa and Unsettled Fancy 15. Spiritual Beings 16. The Spirits and the Mind Part V: The Power of Words 17. Renaissance, Reformation and Languages of Power 18. Lingua et Vox Angelica 19. What's in a Name? Conclusion

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Gabriela Dragnea Horvath teaches for the NYU Global Liberal Studies Program in Florence and serves as general editor for the on-line publication Voyages-Journal of Contemporary Humanism.

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