By Robin Headlam Wells

Shakespeare on Masculinity is a crucial and unique examine of how Shakespeare's performs have interaction with an issue that provoked sour public dispute. Robin Headlam Wells argues that Shakespeare took a skeptical view of the militant-Protestant cult of heroic masculinity. Following a chain of incredible graphics of the dangerously charismatic warrior-hero, Shakespeare became on the finish of his writing profession to another type of chief. performs receiving shut readings comprise The Tempest, Henry V, Troilus and Cressida, Hamlet, Othello, Macbeth, and Coriolanus.

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