Chapter 3. What is Honour? Shakespeare's Ideas on Politics and Political Theory

  1. David Bevington

Published Online: 4 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444302738.ch3

Shakespeare's Ideas: More Things in Heaven and Earth

Shakespeare's Ideas: More Things in Heaven and Earth

How to Cite

Bevington, D. (2008) What is Honour? Shakespeare's Ideas on Politics and Political Theory, in Shakespeare's Ideas: More Things in Heaven and Earth, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444302738.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 25 JUL 2008

Book Series:

  1. Blackwell Great Minds

Book Series Editors:

  1. Steven Nadler

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405167956

Online ISBN: 9781444302738

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Keywords:

  • decade of 1590s – romantic comedies and English history plays of Shakespeare;
  • Shakespeare's approach as a dramatist to politics;
  • Richard II and Henry IV - Shakespeare's finest history plays;
  • Shakespeare's political philosophy;
  • John of Gaunt and Henry Bolingbroke/King Henry;
  • Henry VI and Richard III;
  • citizens in Shakespeare's plays;
  • Julius Caesar and other roman plays – without Christian providential ideas