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Bargains with fate : psychological crises and conflicts in Shakespeare and his plays / Bernard J. Paris ; with a foreword by Theodore I. Rubin and a new preface by the author.

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    Paris, Bernard J.,

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  • Publisher

    New Brunswick, N.J. : Transaction Publishers, c2009.

  • Subject

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Knowledge Psychology.

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Psychology.

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Characters.

    Personality in literature

    Characters and characteristics in literature

    Psychology in literature

    Fate and fatalism in literature

    Psychoanalysis and literature

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  • ISBN

    9781412808736 (acid-free paper), 1412808731 (acid-free paper)

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  • Physical description

    xxvii, 303 p. ; 23 cm.

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General note: Originally published: New York : Plenum Press, c1991. Bibliography, etc. note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-289) and index. Formatted contents note: Bargains, defenses, and cultural codes -- Hamlet -- Othello -- King Lear -- Macbeth -- Shakespeare's conflicts -- "What fools these mortals be" : self-effacement in the sonnets, the comedies, Troilus and Chressida, and Antony and Cleopatra -- Shakespeare's leap of faith : from the tragedies to the romances -- The tempest : Shakespeare's ideal solution.