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A theater of envy : William Shakespeare, René Girard

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A theater of envy : William Shakespeare
Title
A theater of envy
Title remainder
William Shakespeare
Statement of responsibility
René Girard
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"In this ground-breaking work, one of our foremost literary and cultural critics turns to the major figure in English literature, William Shakespeare, and proposes a dramatic new reading of nearly all his plays and poems. The key to A Theater of Envy is Girard's novel reinterpretation of "mimesis." For Girard, people desire objects not for their intrinsic value, but because they are desired by someone else - we mime or imitate their desires. This envy - or "mimetic desire" - he sees as one of the foundations of the human condition".--Back cover
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Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1923-2015
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Girard, René
Dewey number
822.3/3
Index
index present
LC call number
PR3065
LC item number
.G57 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Carthage reprint
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Psychoanalysis and literature
  • Drama
  • Mimesis in literature
  • Desire in literature
  • Envy in literature
Label
A theater of envy : William Shakespeare, René Girard
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: New York : Oxford University Press, 1991
  • Includes index
Bar code
31223127690668
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Love delights in praises : Valentine and Proteus in The two gentlemen of Verona -- Envy of so rich a thing : Collatine and Tarquin in The rape of Lucrece -- The course of true love : the four lovers in A midsummer night's dream -- O teach me how you look : Helena and Hermia in A midsummer night's dream -- All their minds transfigured : a genesis of myth in A midsummer night's dream -- More than fancy's images : the craftsmen in A midsummer night's dream -- Something of great constancy : Theseus and Hippolyta in A midsummer night's dream -- Love by another's eye : mimetic punning in A midsummer night's dream -- Love by hearsay : mimetic strategies in Much ado about nothing -- Do you love him because I do! : The pastoral genre in As you like it --'Tis not her glass, but you that flatter her : self-love in As you like it -- O, what a deal of scorn looks beautiful : self-love in Twelfth night -- 'Tis not so sweet now as it was before : Orsino and Olivia in Twelfth night -- A woeful Cressid' 'mongst the merry Greeks : the love affair in Troilus and Cressida -- Lechery and war : the subversion of the medieval Troilus and Cressida -- These men's looks : power games in Troilus and Cressida -- O Pandarus! : Troilus and Cressida and the universal go-between -- Pale and bloodless emulation : the crisis of degree in Troilus and Cressida --To you your father should be as a god : the crisis of degree in A midsummer night's dream
  • Confounding contraries : the crisis of degree in Timon of Athens and other plays -- O conspiracy! : mimetic seduction in Julius Caesar -- Domestic fury and fierce civil strife : violent polarization in Julius Caesar -- Great Rome shall suck reviving blood : the founding murder in Julius Caesar -- Let's be sacrificers but not butchers, Caius : sacrifice in Julius Caesar -- Let's carve him as a dish fit for the gods : sacrificial cycles in Julius Caesar -- A universal wolf and a universal prey : the founding murder in Troilus and Cressida -- Sweet Puck! : sacrificial resolution in A midsummer night's dream -- To entrap the wisest : sacrificial ambivalence in The merchant of Venice and Richard III -- Do you believe your own theory? :"French triangles" in the Shakespeare of James Joyce -- Hamlet's dull revenge : vengeance in Hamlet -- Shall we desire to raze the sanctuary? : desire and death in Othello and other plays -- Thou dost love her because thou know'st I love her : rhetorical figures in the Sonnets -- An instrument to vice you to 't : The winter's tale (Act 1, Scene 2) -- Thou co-active art! : jealousy in The winter's tale -- Neither malice nor matter : original sin in The winter's tale --To your shadow will I make true love : The winter's tale (Act 5, Scenes 1 and 2) -- Does not the stone rebuke me for being more stone than it? : The winter's tale (Act 5, Scene 3) -- They'll take suggestion as a cat laps milk : self-satire in The tempest
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
366 pages
Isbn
9781587318603
Lccn
2002069967
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)49894246
Label
A theater of envy : William Shakespeare, René Girard
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: New York : Oxford University Press, 1991
  • Includes index
Bar code
31223127690668
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Love delights in praises : Valentine and Proteus in The two gentlemen of Verona -- Envy of so rich a thing : Collatine and Tarquin in The rape of Lucrece -- The course of true love : the four lovers in A midsummer night's dream -- O teach me how you look : Helena and Hermia in A midsummer night's dream -- All their minds transfigured : a genesis of myth in A midsummer night's dream -- More than fancy's images : the craftsmen in A midsummer night's dream -- Something of great constancy : Theseus and Hippolyta in A midsummer night's dream -- Love by another's eye : mimetic punning in A midsummer night's dream -- Love by hearsay : mimetic strategies in Much ado about nothing -- Do you love him because I do! : The pastoral genre in As you like it --'Tis not her glass, but you that flatter her : self-love in As you like it -- O, what a deal of scorn looks beautiful : self-love in Twelfth night -- 'Tis not so sweet now as it was before : Orsino and Olivia in Twelfth night -- A woeful Cressid' 'mongst the merry Greeks : the love affair in Troilus and Cressida -- Lechery and war : the subversion of the medieval Troilus and Cressida -- These men's looks : power games in Troilus and Cressida -- O Pandarus! : Troilus and Cressida and the universal go-between -- Pale and bloodless emulation : the crisis of degree in Troilus and Cressida --To you your father should be as a god : the crisis of degree in A midsummer night's dream
  • Confounding contraries : the crisis of degree in Timon of Athens and other plays -- O conspiracy! : mimetic seduction in Julius Caesar -- Domestic fury and fierce civil strife : violent polarization in Julius Caesar -- Great Rome shall suck reviving blood : the founding murder in Julius Caesar -- Let's be sacrificers but not butchers, Caius : sacrifice in Julius Caesar -- Let's carve him as a dish fit for the gods : sacrificial cycles in Julius Caesar -- A universal wolf and a universal prey : the founding murder in Troilus and Cressida -- Sweet Puck! : sacrificial resolution in A midsummer night's dream -- To entrap the wisest : sacrificial ambivalence in The merchant of Venice and Richard III -- Do you believe your own theory? :"French triangles" in the Shakespeare of James Joyce -- Hamlet's dull revenge : vengeance in Hamlet -- Shall we desire to raze the sanctuary? : desire and death in Othello and other plays -- Thou dost love her because thou know'st I love her : rhetorical figures in the Sonnets -- An instrument to vice you to 't : The winter's tale (Act 1, Scene 2) -- Thou co-active art! : jealousy in The winter's tale -- Neither malice nor matter : original sin in The winter's tale --To your shadow will I make true love : The winter's tale (Act 5, Scenes 1 and 2) -- Does not the stone rebuke me for being more stone than it? : The winter's tale (Act 5, Scene 3) -- They'll take suggestion as a cat laps milk : self-satire in The tempest
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
366 pages
Isbn
9781587318603
Lccn
2002069967
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)49894246

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