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Tyrant.

Author: Stephen Greenblatt
Publisher: Norton & Company, Incorporated, W. W. 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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World-renowned Shakespeare scholar Stephen Greenblatt explores the playwright’s insight into bad (and often mad) rulers. As an aging, tenacious Elizabeth I clung to power, a talented playwright probed the social causes, the psychological roots, and the twisted consequences of tyranny. In exploring the psyche (and psychoses) of the likes of Richard III, Macbeth, Lear, Coriolanus, and the societies they rule over,  Read more...
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Named Person: William Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Greenblatt
ISBN: 9780393635751 0393635759
OCLC Number: 1035946239
Description: 208 p.

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World-renowned Shakespeare scholar Stephen Greenblatt explores the playwright’s insight into bad (and often mad) rulers. As an aging, tenacious Elizabeth I clung to power, a talented playwright probed the social causes, the psychological roots, and the twisted consequences of tyranny. In exploring the psyche (and psychoses) of the likes of Richard III, Macbeth, Lear, Coriolanus, and the societies they rule over, Stephen Greenblatt illuminates the ways in which William Shakespeare delved into the lust for absolute power and the catastrophic consequences of its execution.

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