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Shakespeare on Masculinity

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  • Date Published: November 2006
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521031530

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  • Shakespeare on Masculinity is an important and original study of the way Shakespeare's plays engage with a subject that provoked bitter public dispute. Robin Headlam Wells argues that Shakespeare took a skeptical view of the militant-Protestant cult of heroic masculinity. Following a series of brilliant portraits of the dangerously charismatic warrior-hero, Shakespeare turned at the end of his writing career to a different kind of leader. Plays receiving close readings include The Tempest, Henry V, Troilus and Cressida, Hamlet, Othello, Macbeth, and Coriolanus.

    • Part of the latest analytical mode in gender studies looking at masculinity and the masculine in literature
    •  Explores Shakespeare's definition and interpretation of the masculine in his most famous plays
    •  Offers insights into early modern culture and social history
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    • Date Published: November 2006
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521031530
    • length: 264 pages
    • dimensions: 228 x 149 x 15 mm
    • weight: 0.41kg
    • contains: 1 b/w illus.
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    Abbreviations
    Introduction
    1. The chivalric revival: Henry V and Troilus and Cressida
    2. 'Tender and delicate prince': Hamlet
    3. 'O these men, these men': Othello
    4. 'Arms and the man': Macbeth
    5. 'Flower of warriors': Coriolanus
    6. 'Rarer action': The Tempest
    Afterword: historicism and 'presentism'
    Select bibliography
    Index.

  • Author

    Robin Headlam Wells, University of Surrey, Roehampton

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