By Morriss Henry Partee

Childhood in Shakespeare’s Plays demanding situations the thought that Shakespeare, like different Elizabethans, looked kids as small adults. the writer indicates how the playwright’s myriad references to adolescence provide an extra size to his grownup figures. offering the 1st targeted research of the kid characters in Richard III, King John, Macbeth, and The Winter’s Tale, this e-book proves that Shakespeare didn't depict young children as unnaturally precocious or sentimentally blameless.

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