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Ishchuk-Fadeeva N. I. The Category of Measure in Shakespeares Measure for Measure and The Merchant of Venice

(Tver State University)

Abstract ◊ The article examines the concept of measure that was significant for Ancient philosophy. It became a principle in Shakespeare’s works. This principle was linking the ethical, aesthetic and non-aesthetic levels.

Keywords: W. Shakespeare, “The Merchant of Venice”, “Measure for Measure”, the Renaissance, measure, ethics, aesthetics, order, space, fate.

Ishchuk-Fadeeva Nina Ivanovna, Doctor of Science (philology), professor of the Literary Theory Department at Tver State University. Tel.: +7 (4822) 44-68-14. E-mail:


Citation: Ishchuk-Fadeeva N. I. Kategoriia mery u Shekspira («Venetsianskii kupets» i «Mera za meru») [The Category of Measure in Shakespeare’s “Measure for Measure” and “The Merchant of Venice”]. Znanie. Ponimanie. Umenie. 2013. No. 4. S. 160–165.

Submission date: 5.05.2013.



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