Helvetius: His Life and Place in the History of Educational Thought

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Psychology Press, 1998 - Social Science - 260 pages
This volume traces the modern critical and performance history of this play, one of Shakespeare's most-loved and most-performed comedies. The essay focus on such modern concerns as feminism, deconstruction, textual theory, and queer theory.
 

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Contents

THE WISDOM OF OUR ANCESTORS
1
ENTANGLED IN THE COBWEBS OF THE SCHOOLS
8
A YOUTH OF FROLICS
25
THE PHILOSOPHIC DINEROUT
30
OF SOME SUBSTANCE AND STAKE IN THE COUNTRY
46
THE TRUE APOSTLES OF EQUALITY
58
SEEKING THE BUBBLE REPUTATION
74
CEST UN FURIEUX PAYS
94
THE DART OF CHANCE
140
THE FIRST DUTY OF A STATE
159
EFFORT AND EXPECTATION AND DESIRE
172
WILD ROUSSEAU
185
LEDUCATION PEUT TOUT
200
TEACHING NATIONS HOW TO LIVE
218
BIBLIOGRAPHY
233
INDEX
247

DEATH A NECESSARY
133

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