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Author Baumbach, Sibylle.

Title Shakespeare and the art of physiognomy [electronic resource] / Sibylle Baumbach.

Imprint Tirril, Penrith [England] : Humanities-Ebooks, ©2008.

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Description 1 online resource (201 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-201).
Summary This book deals with the poetics of the human face, the art of physiognomy, and strategies of nonverbal communication in Shakespeare's plays. It offers new insight into Shakespeare's modes of characterisation, and his art of performance. In Shakespeare's.
Contents ""Cover ""; ""Licence and Use""; ""Title Page""; ""Copyright Notice""; ""CONTENTS""; ""1 Looking for Shakespeare�s Face(s) ""; ""2 A Brief Overview of Physiognomic Thought and Theory ""; ""3 Shakespeare�s Physiognomic Characters""; ""3.1 Physiognomic Types and Character-(Re)Writings""; ""3.2 Outperforming Performance""; ""3.3 Physiognomic Reflections ""; ""4 A Physiognomic Inventory""; ""4.1 A Title-leaf to the Face""; ""4.2 Windows to the Soul""; ""4.3 �Let him not leave out the colour of her hair�""; ""4.4 �Where is thy blush?�""
""4.5 �God hath given you one face, and you make yourselves another�""""4.6 �Soft, gentle, and low, an excellent thing in woman�""; ""5 �Let me behold thy face��Physiognomic Readings ""; ""6 The Physiognomist in Shakespeare�s Plays""; ""6.1 Facing the Macbeths ""; ""6.2 Cleopatra, a New Gorgon""; ""6.3 Othello and the Physiognomy of the Mind""; ""6.4 Much Ado about Masking""; ""7 Conclusion""; ""8 Selected Bibliography ""; ""Humanities Insights""
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Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Knowledge -- Physiognomy.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Knowledge -- Physiognomy.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Physiognomy in literature.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Baumbach, Sibylle. Shakespeare and the art of physiognomy. Tirril, Penrith [England] : Humanities-Ebooks, ©2008 9781847600790 (DLC) 2009379955 (OCoLC)422749371
ISBN 9781847600783 (electronic bk.)
1847600786 (electronic bk.)