By Frederick Turner

"I love you based on my bond," says Cordelia to her father in King Lear. because the play seems, Cordelia proves to be an exemplary and loving daughter. A bond is either a criminal or monetary legal responsibility, and a connection of mutual love. How are this stuff attached? In As you love It, Shakespeare describes marriage as a "blessed bond of board and bed": the emotional, spiritual, and sexual aspects of marriage can't be indifferent from its prestige as a felony and fiscal contract.

those examples are the pith of Frederick Turner's attention-grabbing new e-book. in line with the confirmed maxim that "money makes the area pass round," this attractive research attracts from Shakespeare's texts to give a lexicon of universal phrases, in addition to a number of usual familial and cultural events, in an fiscal context. Making consistent recourse to recognized fabric from Shakespeare's performs, Turner demonstrates that the phrases of cash and price permeate our minds and lives even in our such a lot mundane moments. His publication deals a brand new, humane, evolutionary economics that absolutely expresses the ethical, religious, and aesthetic relationships between folks, and among people and nature. Playful and incisive, Turner's publication deals how to have interaction the knowledge of Shakespeare in daily life in a trenchant prose that's obtainable to fans of Shakespeare in any respect levels.

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