New York : Enfield : Knopf ; Publishers Group UK [distributor], 2009.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Criticism and interpretation.
Bibliography, etc. note: Includes bibliographical references and index. Summary, etc: Discusses how Shakespeare has helped to create many of the ideas of character, government, individuality, selfhood, and leadership that we think of as "naturally" our own with a chapter each on The tempest, Romeo and Juliet, Coriolanus, Macbeth, Richard III, The merchant of Venice, Othello, Henry V, Hamlet, and King Lear,