Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Criticism and interpretation.
Literary criticism and cultural theory
Shakespeare's singularity -- As you like it and "The golden goose" -- King Lear and the missing salt -- The exiled princess in The winter's tale -- Fairly tales for grown-ups in A midsummer night's dream -- Hamlet and the reluctant hero -- Twelfth Night and the riddle of gender -- Cultural difference as conundrum in The merchant of Venice -- Postscript : happy ever after?, Bibliography, etc. note: Includes bibliographical references and index.