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Author Bell, Millicent.

Title Shakespeare's tragic skepticism / Millicent Bell
Published New Haven : Yale University Press, [2002]
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 283 pages)
Contents Introduction: Hamlet, Othello, King Lear, and Macbeth -- Hamlet, revenge! -- Othello's jealousy -- "Unaccommodated" Lear -- Macbeth's deeds -- The Roman frame
Summary Readers of Shakespeare's tragedies have long noted the absence of readily explainable motivations for some of Shakespeare's greatest characters. While many critics have chosen to overlook these omissions, Millicent Bell argues that they are essential elements of Shakespeare's philosophy of doubt
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-283)
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Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Philosophy.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Tragedies.
Skepticism in literature.
Genre/Form Tragedies (Drama)
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0300092555 (alk. paper)
0300127200 (electronic bk.)
9780300092554 (alk. paper)
9780300127201 (electronic bk.)