By Dr Geraldo U de Sousa

ISBN-10: 075466886X

ISBN-13: 9780754668862

ISBN-10: 1138275433

ISBN-13: 9781138275430

Bringing jointly tools, assumptions and methods from numerous disciplines, Geraldo U. de Sousa's leading edge examine explores the illustration, notion, and serve as of the home, domestic, loved ones, and relatives existence in Shakespeare's nice tragedies. targeting King Lear, Hamlet, Othello, and Macbeth, de Sousa's exam of the house offers a clean examine fabric that has been the subject of fierce debate. via a mix of textual readings and a examine of early smooth housing stipulations, observed by way of analyses that draw on anthropology, structure, artwork historical past, the learn of fabric tradition, social background, theater historical past, phenomenology, and gender reviews, this e-book demonstrates how Shakespeare explores the materiality of the early glossy residence and conjures up family house to show interiority, give some thought to the conduct of the brain, interrogate daily life, and check in parts of the tragic trip. particular subject matters comprise the functionality of the disappearance of the citadel in King Lear, the juxtaposition of home-centered existence in Venice and nomadic, 'unhoused' wandering in Othello, and using particular lighting fixtures results to mirror this courting, Hamlet's psyche according to actual house, and the redistribution of household area in Macbeth. pictures of the home, domestic, and loved ones turn into visually and emotionally bright, and hence replicate, outline, and help a strong tragic narrative.

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