Shakespeare and Conflict

A European Perspective

  • Carla Dente
  • Sara Soncini

Part of the Palgrave Shakespeare Studies book series (PASHST)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. General Introduction

    1. Carla Dente, Sara Soncini
      Pages 1-14
  3. Conflict in Shakespeare

  4. Conflict through Shakespeare

  5. Shakespeare in Times of Conflict

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 257-275

About this book


What has been the role played by principles, patterns and situations of conflict in the construction of Shakespeare's myth, and in its European and then global spread? The fascinatingly complex picture that emerges from this collection provides new insight into Shakespeare's unique position in world literature and culture.


English literature Hamlet King Lear stage tragedy William Shakespeare

Editors and affiliations

  • Carla Dente
    • 1
  • Sara Soncini
    • 1
  1. 1.University of PisaItaly

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