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Shakespeare's villains

Author: Maurice Charney
Publisher: Madison [N.J.] : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press ; Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Pub. Group, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Shakespeare's Villains is a close reading of Shakespeare's plays to investigate the nature of evil. Charney closely considers the way that dramatic characters are developed in terms of language, imagery, and nonverbal stage effects. With chapters on Iago, Tarquin, Aaron, Richard Duke of Glaucester, Shylock, Claudius, Polonius, Macbeth, Edmund, Goneril, Regan, Angelo, Tybalt, Don John, Iachimo, Lucio, Julius Caesar,  Read more...
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Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Maurice Charney
ISBN: 9781611474978 1611474973 9781611474985 1611474981
OCLC Number: 742512350
Description: xix, 156 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Iago --
Tarquin and Aaron --
Richard, Duke of Gloucester --
Shylock --
Claudius --
Macbeth --
Edmund, Goneril, and Regan --
Angelo --
Tybalt --
Calumniators: Don John, Iachimo, and Lucio --
Tyrants: Julius Caesar, Leontes, and Duke Frederick.
Responsibility: by Maurice Charney.

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"Shakespeare's Villains is a close reading of Shakespeare's plays to investigate the nature of evil. Charney closely considers the way that dramatic characters are developed in terms of language, imagery, and nonverbal stage effects. With chapters on Iago, Tarquin, Aaron, Richard Duke of Glaucester, Shylock, Claudius, Polonius, Macbeth, Edmund, Goneril, Regan, Angelo, Tybalt, Don John, Iachimo, Lucio, Julius Caesar, Leontes, and Duke Frederick, this book is the first comprehensive study of the villains in Shakespeare"--Provided by publisher.

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Charney (emer., Rutgers Univ.) has written a useful guide to Shakespeare's villains. They reveal a repetitive nature in the drama and poems as creatures of will who are jocular, full of policy, Read more...

 
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