Sexuality in the Comedies of William Shakespeare, 1st Edition

  • Stephen Thompson William Patterson University
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  • ISBN-10: 0737770651
  • ISBN-13: 9780737770650
  • DDC: 822.33
  • Grade Level Range: 10th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 159 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released April 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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Social Issues in Literature: Sexuality in the Comedies of William Shakespeare examines the background of William Shakespeare, explores themes of sexuality in the comedies of Shakespeare, and takes a look at sexuality in the twenty-first century.

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  • This series brings together the disciplines of sociology and literature in a unique format designed to support cross-curricular studies.
  • Each volume explores a work of literature through the lens of the major social issue reflected in it, and features carefully-selected content representing a variety of perspectives.
  • All volumes in the series contain biographical and critical information about the author; secondary excerpts offering both historical and contemporary views of the highlighted social issue; a timeline of the author's life; a "For Further Reading" section of other works on the issue; and a detailed subject index.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Stephen Thompson

Stephen Thompson earned his Ph.D. in philosophy at the City University of New York Graduate Center in 1994. His areas of specialization are the philosophy of language and logic, as well as American philosophy. He is currently at work on a book on the semantics and pragmatics of pronouns. He is the author of "Meaning in an Epistemic System" (in THE CRITICAL PRAGMATISM OF ALAIN LOCKE, 1999) and "The Grammar of Civilization" (in FREDERICK DOUGLASS: A CRITICAL READER, 1999). He teaches frequently on logic, recent analytic philosophy, and African-American philosophy.