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Shakespeare, Machiavelli, and Montaigne: Power and Subjectivity from Richard II to Hamlet Hugh Grady

Shakespeare, Machiavelli, and Montaigne: Power and Subjectivity from Richard II to Hamlet

Hugh Grady

Published February 13th 2003
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304 pages
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The four plays of Shakespeares Henriad and the slightly later Hamlet brilliantly explore interconnections between political power and interior subjectivity as productions of the newly emerging constellation we call modernity. Hugh Grady argues thatMoreThe four plays of Shakespeares Henriad and the slightly later Hamlet brilliantly explore interconnections between political power and interior subjectivity as productions of the newly emerging constellation we call modernity. Hugh Grady argues that for Shakespeare subjectivity was a critical, negative mode of resistance to power--not, as many recent critics have asserted, its abettor.