By Gabriela Dragnea Horvath
Analyzing Shakespeare's perspectives on theatre and magic and John Dee's matters with philosophy and magic within the mild of the Italian model of philosophia perennis (mainly Marsilio Ficino, Pico della Mirandola and Giordano Bruno), this e-book deals a brand new viewpoint at the Italian-English cultural discussion on the Renaissance and its contribution to highbrow heritage. In an interdisciplinary and intercultural strategy, it investigates the structural commonalities of theatre and magic as contiguous to the foundational options of perennial philosophy, and explores the concept that the Italian thinkers educated not just usual philosophy and experimentation in England, but in addition Shakespeare's theatre. the 1st complete size venture to think about Shakespeare and John Dee in juxtaposition, this research brings textual and contextual proof that Gonzalo, a decent previous Counsellor within the Tempest, is a believable theatrical illustration of John Dee. whilst, it locations John Dee within the culture of the philosophia perennis-accounting for what looks to the trendy pupil the conflicting nature of his religion and his medical brain, his strong fable and his want for order and rigor-and clarifies Edward Kelly's position and artistic participation within the scrying classes, relating to him as co-author of the dramatic episodes pronounced in Dee's non secular diaries. ultimately, it connects the Enochian/Angelic language to the parable of the Adamic language on the middle of Italian philosophy and brings facts that the Enochian is a man-made language originated by way of making use of creatively the analytical tools of textual content hermeneutics utilized in the Cabala.
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Theatre, Magic and Philosophy: William Shakespeare, John Dee and the Italian Legacy (Anglo-Italian Renaissance Studies) by Gabriela Dragnea Horvath