Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2004.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Political and social views.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Philosophy.
Politics and literature Great Britain History 16th century
Politics and literature Great Britain History 17th century
Politics in literature
Political plays, English History and criticism
Bibliography, etc. note: Includes bibliographical references and index. Formatted contents note: Shakespeare and politics: an introduction / John J. Joughin -- Shakespeare and politics / Blair Worden -- Henry VIII and the deconstruction of history / Peter L. Rudnytsky -- Livy, Machiavelli and Shakespeare's Coriolanus / Anne Barton -- Richard II and the realities of power / S. Schoenbaum -- Plutarch, insurrection and dearth in Coriolanus / David George -- Some versions of coup d'etat, rebellion and revolution / Pierre Sahel -- Language, politics and poverty in Shakespearian drama / William C. Carroll -- "Demystifying the mystery of state": King Lear and the world upside down / Margot Heinemann. UK-SuSCL Venetain culture and the politics of Othello / Mark Matheson -- The Bard and Ireland: Shakespeare's Protestantism as politics in disguise / Paul Franssen -- Henry V as working-house of ideology / Gunter Walch -- "Fashion it thus": Julius Caesar and the politics of theatrical representation / John Drakakis -- Take me to your leda / Terence Hawkes -- Macbeth on film: politics / E. Pearlman -- William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet: everything's nice in America / Barbara Hodgdon. UK-SuSCL