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Author Langley, Eric Francis

Title Narcissism and suicide in Shakespeare and his contemporaries / Eric Langley
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009

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Description 1 online resource (xi, 312 pages)
Contents Part I. Narcissism. Visions of narcissus; Narcissistic vision; Narcissism to suicide: Romeo and Juliet -- Part II. Suicide. Romana mors in Julius Caesar; Romana mors in Antony and Cleopatra; Renaissance attitudes to self-slaughter; Conclusion: Othello's suicides
Summary Through close analysis of Shakespearean texts and discussion of Renaissance revisions of Ovid, this book illustrates how the seemingly extreme figures of the narcissist and self-slaughterer are indicative of early-modern attitudes to interiority
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 284-302) and index
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Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Friends and associates.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Shakespeare, William -- Motiv -- Selbstmord.
Shakespeare, William -- Motiv -- Narzissmus.
Shakespeare, William.
Shakespeare, William.
Narcissism in literature.
Suicide in literature.
English drama -- Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 -- History and criticism
LITERARY CRITICISM -- Shakespeare.
DRAMA -- Shakespeare.
English drama -- Early modern and Elizabethan.
Friendship.
Narcissism in literature.
Suicide in literature.
Narzissmus Motiv
Zeitgenossen
Selbstmord Motiv
Selbstmord -- Grossbritannien -- Geschichte 16. Jh.
Drama.
Englisch.
Motiv.
Narzissmus.
Selbstmord.
Umkreis.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780191572166
0191572160
1283307103
9781283307109
9780191716072
0191716073