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Tyranny in Shakespeare.

Tyranny in Shakespeare.

Author: Mary Ann McGrail
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, 2001.
Series: Applications of political theory.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Even the most explicitly political contemporary approaches to Shakespeare have been uninterested by his tyrants as such. But for Shakespeare, rather than a historical curiosity or psychological aberration, tyranny is a perpetual political and human problem. Mary Ann McGrail's recovery of the playwright's perspective challenges the grounds of this modern critical silence. She locates Shakespeare's expansive  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
McGrail, Mary Ann.
Tyranny in Shakespeare.
Lanham : Lexington Books, ©2001
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Ann McGrail
ISBN: 9780739162040 0739162047 1299790577 9781299790575 0739104780 9780739104781
OCLC Number: 855970055
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (191 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1. Introduction: Here May You See the Tyrant; Chapter 2. Macbeth: What Does the Tyrant?; Chapter 3. Richard III: That Excellent Grand Tyrant of the Earth; Chapter 4. The Winter's Tale: Leontes, A Jealous Tyrant; Chapter 5. The Tempest: A Plague Upon the Tyrant That I Serve; Chapter 6. Conclusion: Time's Tyranny; Bibliography; Index; About the Author.
Series Title: Applications of political theory.
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For Shakespeare, tyranny is a perpetual political and human problem. This work locates Shakespeare's expansive definition of tyranny between the definitions accepted by classical and modern political  Read more...


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