Staging Doubt Skepticism in Early Modern European Drama
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