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The Resource Bloody constraint : war and chivalry in Shakespeare, Theodor Meron, (electronic resource)

Bloody constraint : war and chivalry in Shakespeare, Theodor Meron, (electronic resource)

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Bloody constraint : war and chivalry in Shakespeare
Title
Bloody constraint
Title remainder
war and chivalry in Shakespeare
Statement of responsibility
Theodor Meron
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
War is a major theme in Shakespeare's plays. Aside from its dramatic appeal, it provided him with a context in which his characters, steeped in the ideals of chivalry, could discuss such concepts as honor, courage, patriotism, and justice. Well aware of the decline of chivalry in his own era, Shakespeare gave his characters lines calling for civilized behavior, mercy, humanitarian principles, and moral responsibility. In this remarkable new book, eminent legal scholar Theodor Meron looks at contemporary international humanitarian law and rules for the conduct of war through the lens of Shakesp
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1930-
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Meron, Theodor
Dewey number
822.33
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Shakespeare, William
  • War in literature
  • Chivalry in literature
  • War (International law)
Label
Bloody constraint : war and chivalry in Shakespeare, Theodor Meron, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: 1998
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Contents; Introduction; ONE: Chivalry's Legacy; TWO: War and Peace; THREE: A Pagan Knight?: Shakespeare's Ancient Wars; FOUR: The Homeric Wars through Shakespeare; FIVE: The Brave or the Wise?: Two Conflicting Conceptions of Chivalric Honour; SIX: Chivalry as a Normative Ideal; SEVEN: Debunking Chivalry's Myth: Commoners, Fools, and Cynics; EIGHT: Principle under Stress; NINE: Crimes and Accountability; Epilogue; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z
Control code
ocm62386936
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 volume)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780198028796
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)62386936
Label
Bloody constraint : war and chivalry in Shakespeare, Theodor Meron, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Originally published: 1998
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Contents; Introduction; ONE: Chivalry's Legacy; TWO: War and Peace; THREE: A Pagan Knight?: Shakespeare's Ancient Wars; FOUR: The Homeric Wars through Shakespeare; FIVE: The Brave or the Wise?: Two Conflicting Conceptions of Chivalric Honour; SIX: Chivalry as a Normative Ideal; SEVEN: Debunking Chivalry's Myth: Commoners, Fools, and Cynics; EIGHT: Principle under Stress; NINE: Crimes and Accountability; Epilogue; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z
Control code
ocm62386936
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 volume)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780198028796
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)62386936

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