Faeries, Demons, Witches And Magicians In Shakespeares Plays, with Jane Sand

The Renaissance, generally regarded as an era of enlightenment, was in fact penetrated through and through by the mystical and occult, ideas generally regarded as a philosophy combining Christian Cabala and hermeticism. Shakespeare's plays, written roughly between 1590 and 1610, show in their treatment of supernatural beings and wisdom figures

Faeries, Demons, Witches And Magicians In Shakespeares Plays, with Jane Sand

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Venue: Redwing Gallery

The Renaissance, generally regarded as an era of enlightenment, was in fact penetrated through and through by the mystical and occult, ideas generally regarded as a philosophy combining Christian Cabala and hermeticism. Shakespeare’s plays, written roughly between 1590 and 1610, show in their treatment of supernatural beings and wisdom figures many of the typical features of European Renaissance Neoplatonism and associated systems of occult thought