Shakespeare, Machiavelli, and Montaigne: Power and Subjectivity from Richard II to Hamlet

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Oxford University Press, 2002 - 286 páginas
The four plays of Shakespeare's Henriad and the slightly later Hamlet brilliantly explore interconnections between political power and interior subjectivity as productions of the newly emerging constellation we call modernity. Hugh Grady argues that for Shakespeare subjectivity was a critical, negative mode of resistance to power--not, as many recent critics have asserted, its abettor.
 

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HISTORICISM AND THE CULTURAL
1
FROM
58
MONTAIGNE SHAKESPEARE AND
109
THE RESISTANCE TO POWER IN 1 HENRY
126
THE REIFIED WORLDS OF 2 HENRY IV AND HENRY V
180
HAMLET AND THE TRAGEDY OF
243
BIBLIOGRAPHY
266
INDEX
283
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Hugh Grady is a Professor of English, Arcadia University.

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