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The Resource The high design : English Renaissance tragedy and the natural law, [by] George C. Herndl

The high design : English Renaissance tragedy and the natural law, [by] George C. Herndl

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The high design : English Renaissance tragedy and the natural law
Title
The high design
Title remainder
English Renaissance tragedy and the natural law
Statement of responsibility
[by] George C. Herndl
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book, winner of the 1969 South Atlantic Modern Language Association Award, presents a new perspective in the criticism of Jacobean tragedy and a truer evaluation of this body of drama. Mr. Herndl reinterprets a number of important Jacobean plays, making clear their essential spirit and the world view from which it rises. Herndl demonstrates the radical difference between this tragic spirit and that of the tradition culminating in Shakespeare which was based on the medieval conception of Natural Law. He traces the religious and philosophical history which shaped the drama of both periods,
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
OCLCE
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Herndl, George C
Dewey number
822/.4/0916
Index
index present
LC call number
PR651
LC item number
.H4 1970
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English drama
  • English drama (Tragedy)
  • Natural law
  • English drama
  • Renaissance
  • DRAMA
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • English drama
  • English drama
  • English drama (Tragedy)
  • Natural law
  • Renaissance
  • England
  • Théâtre anglais
  • Théâtre anglais
Label
The high design : English Renaissance tragedy and the natural law, [by] George C. Herndl
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • ch. 5.
  • The decline of natural-law beliefs [II]
  • ch. 6.
  • The new meaning of tragedy: Heywood & Webster
  • ch. 7.
  • The new meaning of tragedy: Tourneur, Beaumont & Fletcher, Ford
  • ch. 8.
  • Conclusions
  • ch. 1.
  • The law of nature
  • ch. 2.
  • The role of natural law in Shakespearean tragedy
  • ch. 3.
  • Medieval origins: the philosophical basis of the tragic pattern
  • ch. 4.
  • The decline of natural-law beliefs [I]
Control code
572863198
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (337 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813163024
Level of compression
  • lossless
  • lossy
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt129dh8h
Reformatting quality
  • preservation
  • access
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)572863198
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
The high design : English Renaissance tragedy and the natural law, [by] George C. Herndl
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • ch. 5.
  • The decline of natural-law beliefs [II]
  • ch. 6.
  • The new meaning of tragedy: Heywood & Webster
  • ch. 7.
  • The new meaning of tragedy: Tourneur, Beaumont & Fletcher, Ford
  • ch. 8.
  • Conclusions
  • ch. 1.
  • The law of nature
  • ch. 2.
  • The role of natural law in Shakespearean tragedy
  • ch. 3.
  • Medieval origins: the philosophical basis of the tragic pattern
  • ch. 4.
  • The decline of natural-law beliefs [I]
Control code
572863198
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (337 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813163024
Level of compression
  • lossless
  • lossy
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt129dh8h
Reformatting quality
  • preservation
  • access
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)572863198
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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