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The mind according to Shakespeare : psychoanalysis in the bard's writing / Marvin Bennett Krims.

  • Author

    Krims, Marvin Bennett, 1928-,

  • Date published


  • Publisher

    Westport, Conn. ; London : Praeger, 2006.

  • Subject

    Psychoanalysis and literature England

    Psychoanalysis in literature

    Psychology in literature

    Mind and body in literature

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Knowledge Psychology.

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Characters.

Bibliography, etc. note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [211]-215) and index. Formatted contents note: In defense of Volumnia's mothering in The tragedy of Coriolanus -- Prince Hal's aggression -- Uncovering our hate in The taming of the shrew -- Hotspur's fear of femininity -- Frailty, thy name is Hamlet -- Romeo's childhood trauma -- Misreading Cressida -- Love's lost labor in Love's labour's lost -- Sonnet #129: the joys and trials of making love -- King Lear's inability to grieve: "or ere I'll weep. O fool, I shall go mad!" -- Correspondence between an Elizabethan woman and her psychoanalyst: Beatrice on the couch -- Epilogue.