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Author: Professor Alvin Kernan
ISBN: 0300023790
Language: English
Pages: 164 pages
Category: History & Criticism
Publisher: Yale University Press; 1St Edition edition (September 10, 1979)
Rating: 4.3
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The Playwrights as Magician book. This revolutionary change in the social circumstances of art forced poets writing for the theater to redefine their conceptions of their own roles and of the function of their art.

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Kernan, Alvin B. The Playwright as Magician - Shakespeare's Image of the Poet in the English Public Theater. New Haven, London, Yale University Press, 1979. Original hardcover with dustjacket in protective Mylar. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. With several annotations.

Shakespeare, William (1564-1616), English playwright and poet, recognized in much of the world as the greatest of all dramatists. He is the most widely quoted author in history, and his plays have probably been performed more times than those of any other dramatist.

The Playwrights as Magician. Shakespeare& Image of the Poet in the English Public Theater. Published September 10, 1979 by Yale University Press. (1979) The Playwright as Magician: Shakespeare’s Image of the Poet in the English Public Theater, New Haven: Yale University Press. Kipling, Rudyard (1916) How Shakespeare Came to Write The ‘Tempest, Introduction by Ashley Thorndike, Printed for the Dramatic Museum of Columbia University (originally published as a letter in The Spectator 2 July 1898). Lytton Strachey, Giles (1924) Shakespeare’s Final Period, in Books and Characters, London: Chatto & Windus.

Alvin Bernard Kernan, American Educator. The Playwright as Magician: Shakespeare's Image of the Poet in the English Public Theater

Alvin Bernard Kernan, American Educator. Decorated Navy cross, Distinguished Flying Cross, Air medal; Moody fellow, 1949-1951; Morsefellow, 1957-1958; American Council Learned Socs. fellow, 1961-1962; National Endowment Humanities senior scholar fellow, 1968-1969, 81-82. Served with United States Navy, 1941-1945. Member Phi Beta Kappa. The Playwright as Magician: Shakespeare's Image of the Poet in the English Public Theater ) Shakespeare, William Kernan, Alvin B.

About the Author Kernan places Shakespeare's plays of the period within the context of James .

Alvin Kernan is Senior Advisor in the Humanities at the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. He is the author of many other books, including The Death of Literature and The Playwright as Magician, both published by Yale University Press. Kernan places Shakespeare's plays of the period within the context of James I's background, interests and enthusiasms. He also places the plays in the larger context of patronage art. Kernan writes both for scholars and the general public, and his writing style maintains high levels of clarity and even of crafted artistry.

The Playwright as Magician: Shakespeare's Image of the Poet in the English Public Theatre. The book covers a multitude of topics, including value theory, identity, the replaceability argument, a Kantian deontological approach to animal rights, and the political rights of nonhuman animals. In particular, the work focuses on three. debates: Whether or not happiness and suffering should be symmetrically or asymmetrically weighted in moral considerations; whether or not nonhuman animals conceive of themselves as existing through time; and whether or not existence may be legitimately compared with nonexistence.

Alvin Kernan, the Avalon Foundation Professor of the Humanities, Emeritus, professor of English, emeritus, and former . Kernan was a leading expert in English Renaissance drama

Alvin Kernan, the Avalon Foundation Professor of the Humanities, Emeritus, professor of English, emeritus, and former dean of the Graduate School at Princeton University, died May 17 in Skillman, New Jersey. Kernan was a leading expert in English Renaissance drama. He worked at Princeton for 15 years after serving as a long-time faculty member and administrator at Yale University. He was a decorated World War II veteran who also wrote about his wartime experiences.