Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, c1992.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Characters.
Characters and characteristics in literature
Identity (Psychology) in literature
Ethics in literature
Bibliography, etc. note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 169-203) and index. Formatted contents note: Contents: Characterizing Shakespeare's readers: Falstaff and the motives of character criticism -- Earning a place in the story: ethos and epideictic in Cymbeline -- 'Not true, to be true': hyperbole and judgment in Othello, King John, and The winter's tale -- 'To see feelingly': vision, voice, and dramatic illusion in King Lear -- 'Who is't can read a woman?': rhetoric and gender in Venus and Adonis, Measure for measure, and All's well that ends well. Uk-SuSCL.