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 Shespeare and the Blank Verse Guillotine…/ The Hollow Crown,  …

July 4th, 2017 · No Comments

The gestation of modern democracy begins mysteriously in the sixteen century and in Shakespeare we see the genre of tragedy applied to royalist politics, unwitting or not…The strange logic of the tragic genre is strangely prophetic of the coming of the English Civil War…

There is movie sequence that highlights this ‘not yet democracy’ phase in the immediate moment before the dawn of the modern transition:
The White Queen, Starz/BBC/Amazon…
It is interesting to note that Richard the Third is almost the last gasp of monarchic medievalism. Within a generation the ‘eonic system’ is on the move…

Source: Amazon.com: The Hollow Crown, Season 1: Ben Whishaw, Rory Kinnear, David Suchet, Patrick Stewart

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