Shakespeare and Violence

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Cambridge University Press, 2003 - 224 ページ
Shakespeare and Violence connects to current anxieties about the problem of violence, and shows how similar concerns are central in Shakespeare's plays. At first he exploited spectacular violence for its entertainment value, but in later plays he explored a range of issues relating to war, heroism, manliness, and violence in nature as well as in human beings. This book is the first to examine the development of Shakespeare's representations of violence and to explain their importance in shaping his career as a dramatist.

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Introduction Exterminate all the brutes
1
Shakespeares culture of violence
13
Shakespeare and the display of violence
36
Plays and movies Richard III and Romeo and Juliet
61
Shakespeare on war King John to Henry V
83
Violence Renaissance tragedy and Hamlet
107
The central tragedies and violence
135
Roman violence and power games
160
Violence and the late plays
183
Afterword
212
Index
220
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R. A. Foakes is Professor Emeritus at the Department of English, UCLA.

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