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Free will : art and power on Shakespeare's stage / Richard Wilson.

  • Author

    Wilson, Richard, 1950-,

  • Date published


  • Publisher

    Manchester : Manchester University Press, [2013]

  • Subject

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Political and social views.

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Criticism and interpretation.

    Politics and literature England History 16th century

    Politics and literature England History 17th century

Contents: Introduction 1. The picture of nobody: Shakespeare in the time of the political 2. Welsh roots: Shakespeare's brute part 3. O world: The echoes of Rome in Julius Caesar 4. Denmark's a prison: Hamlet and the rules of art 5. Great stage of fools: King Lear and the king's men 6. Double trouble: Regime change in Macbeth 7. Your crown's awry: The visual turn in Antony and Cleopatra 8. Like an eagle in a dovecot: The intrusion of the time into the play Epilogue: No sovereignty: Shakespeare's voyage to Greece