Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2007.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Richard II.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Winter's tale.
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Masculinity in literature
Men Psychology History 16th century
Men Psychology History 17th century
Emotions in literature
Men in literature
General note: Includes index. Bibliography, etc. note: Bibliography: p. -233. Formatted contents note: ch. 4: "Wise men ne'er sit and wail their woes" : woeful rhetoric and crocodile tears in Shakespeare's Richard 11 -- ch. 7: "Affection! Thy intention stabs the center" : male irrationality vs. female composure in Shakespeare's Winter's tale --ch. 8: Nightmarish visions of grief : lamentable men in Shakespeare's Winter's tale and Walton's Life of Dr. John Donne. UK-SuSCL