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Relating this study to current anxieties about the problem of violence, RA Foakes reveals how similar concerns are central in Shakespeare s plays At first Shakespeare exploited spectacular violence for its entertainment value, but in later plays he explored a range of issues relating to war, heroism, manliness, and violence in nature as well as in human beings This book examines the development of Shakespeare s representations of violence and explains their importance in shaping his career as a dramatist Shakespeare and Violence

About the Author: R.A. Foakes

Reginald A Foakes was an English author and Shakespeare scholar He has published works on Shakespeare and the Romantic poets and edited many of Shakespeare s plays in the Arden and New Cambridge editions.

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