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Book review: tyrant: Shakespeare on politics by Stephen Greenblatt

Doyle, K.A. (2020) Book review: tyrant: Shakespeare on politics by Stephen Greenblatt. LSE Review of Books (02 Apr 2020). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

In Tyrant: Shakespeare on Politics, renowned scholar Stephen Greenblatt offers an analysis of depictions of tyrannical figures in seven of the sixteenth-century playwright’s works for a fresh take on Shakespeare and our contemporary political milieu. Reviewing this multilayered testament to the value of interdisciplinary understandings of societies and governing systems, K.A. Doyle examines how the book is relevant as a lens on US politics and on social science research more broadly.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/
Additional Information: © 2020 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PR English literature
J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
Date Deposited: 03 Jun 2020 10:09
Last Modified: 26 Jun 2020 23:33
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/104699

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