Character as a Subversive Force in Shakespeare: The History and Roman Plays
Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1991 - 220 pages
Shakespeare's history and Roman plays are usually discussed in terms of their political themes; their leading characters are imagined human beings who must be understood in motivational terms. Analyzing these characters with the aid of modern psychology (the theories of Karen Horney), this story attempts both to make sense of inconsistencies within the plays and the controversies they have produced.
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