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insufficiency of virtue

Macbeth and the natural order
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Rowman & Littlefield , Lanham, Md
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616., Macbeth, King of Scotland, 11th cent. -- In literature., Order (Philosophy) in literature., Providence and government of God in literature., Supernatural in literature., Cosmology in literature., Regicides in literature., Virtue in literature., Tra
StatementJan H. Blits.
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LC ClassificationsPR2823 .B55 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 229 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL970760M
ISBN 100847682501, 084768251X
LC Control Number96007510

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Jan H. Blits, The Insufficiency of Virtue: Macbethand the Natural Order(Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, ) Summary from the Publisher: The first scene-by-scene philosophical study of any Shakespeare play, this book demonstrates why Shakespeare’s poetic writings still arouse and sustain serious inquiry and reflection.

Using a combination of philosophical rigor, political insight. The Insufficiency of Virtue: Macbeth and the Natural Order. Eva T. Brann. Review of Metaphysics 51 (1) () Abstract “This book is a philosophical interpretation of Macbeth,” the preface states.

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The Insufficiency of Virtue: Macbeth and the Natural Order. Eva T. Brann- Review of Metaphysics51 (1)details. “This book is a philosophical interpretation of Macbeth,” the preface states. It is not a theoretical reading, that is, an application of literary theory to uncover implications in the text that the author may not have consciously put there.

Jan H. Blits is Professor, Honors Faculty, at the University of Delaware. He is the author of The Insufficiency of Virtue: "Macbeth" and the Natural Order (), and The End of the Ancient Republic: Essays on "Julius Caesar"(). The answer is no; although honesty is a virtue of importance, it is a different virtue from integrity.

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