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The High Design: English Renaissance Tragedy and the Natural Law


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 ...

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    • Title: The High Design by George C. Herndl
    • Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
    • Print ISBN: 9780813152516, 0813152518
    • eText ISBN: 9780813163024
    • Edition: 2014
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