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Lessons from Shakespeare’s tiger mothers: Parental and political authority in Coriolanus and Merchant of VeniceDownload
Introduction: Yale Law Professor Amy Chua's memoire Battle Hmn of the TigerMotherl created a media sensation. 2 The book struck a powerful chord as hundreds clamoured to register either horror or approval of Chua's confessing to and advocating for a model of mothering that mixes in equal measure...
This dissertation examines the ways in which the living body dissolves or disintegrates in early modern literature. I juxtapose surgical narratives with dramatic and literary texts in order to better understand the cultural significance of living bodies suffering afflictions that cause them to...
Adaptation has been an important part of the appreciation and study of Shakespeare’s plays from the beginning. As was usual for playwrights of his time, Shakespeare adapted the majority of his writings from other literary and/or historical works; and in the centuries since, other writers have...