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Manhood and masculine identity in William Shakespeare's The tragedy of Macbeth

Author: Maria L Howell
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : University Press of America, Inc., [2008]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Maria Howell's Manhood and Masculine Identity in William Shakespeare's "The Tragedy of Macbeth" is an important and compelling scholarly work which seeks to examine the sixteenth century's greatest concern, echoed by Hamlet himself, "What is a man?" In an attempt to analyze the concept of manhood in Macbeth, Howell explores the contradictions and ambiguities that underlie heroic notions of masculinity dramatized  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maria L Howell
ISBN: 0761840745 9780761840749
OCLC Number: 256932933
Description: v, 49 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Sexual constructions of the body --
Gender and power --
Concepts of manhood and masculine identity --
Elements of tragedy.
Responsibility: Maria L. Howell.

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