Staging Doubt Skepticism in Early Modern European Drama
CollectionEuropean Research Council (ERC)
This volume considers the influential revival of ancient philosophical skepticism in the 16th and early 17th centuries and investigates, from a comparative perspective, its reception in early modern English, Spanish and French drama, dedicating detailed readings to plays by Shakespeare, Calderón, Lope de Vega, Rotrou, Desfontaines, and Cervantes.
KeywordsSkepticism; Early Modern Literature; Drama; Shakespeare; Calderón de la Barca; Lope de Vega; Jean de Rotrou; Cervantes
Publication date and placeBerlin/Boston, 2019
Literature: history & criticism
Literary studies: plays & playwrights