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By Wes Folkerth

ISBN-10: 0415253764

ISBN-13: 9780415253765

ISBN-10: 0415253772

ISBN-13: 9780415253772

The 'Sound of Shakespeare' unearths the wonderful quantity to which Shakespeare's paintings is knowledgeable through a number of the attitudes, ideals, practices and discourses that pertained to sound and listening to in his culture.
during this enticing research, Wes Folkerth develops listening as a serious perform, getting to the ways that Shakespeare's performs exhibit their author's understanding of early smooth institutions among sound and specific different types of moral and aesthetic event. via readings of the acoustic illustration of deep subjectivity in Richard III, of the 'public ear' in Antony and Cleopatra, the receptive ear in Coriolanus, the ugly ear in A Midsummer Night's Dream, the 'greedy ear' in Othello, and the 'willing ear' in Measure for Measure, Folkerth demonstrates that through hearing Shakespeare himself listening, we derive a fuller realizing of why his works proceed to resonate so strongly with is today.

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