Shakespeare's Political Animal: Schema and Schemata in the Canon
A brief and readable account of a major Renaissance idea, this book argues that throughout his career as a poet and playwright, Shakespeare consistently presents an image of human politics so idiosyncratic it could serve as his signature.
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The Concept of the Machiavellian Ruler of Sonnet 94
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