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Author Leggatt, Alexander.

Title Shakespeare's tragedies : violation and identity / Alexander Leggatt
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 228 pages)
Contents Titus Andronicus: this was thy daughter -- Romeo and Juliet: what's in a name? -- Hamlet: a figure like your father -- Troilus and Cressida: this is and is not Cressid -- Othello: I took you for that cunning whore of Venice -- King Lear: we have no such daughter -- Macbeth: a deed without a name
Summary Shakespeare's Tragedies: Violation and Identity traces the linked themes of violation and identity through seven Shakespearean tragedies. Written in a clear, accessible style, it will appeal not just to specialists but to students and general readers with an interest in Shakespeare
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 210-225) and index
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Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Tragedies.
Identity (Psychology) in literature.
Violence in literature.
Genre/Form Tragedies (Drama)
Form Electronic book
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