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The Shakespearean Wild: Geography, Genus, and Gender

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Socrates is said to have thanked the gods that he was born neither barbarian nor female nor animal. His words conjure up the image of a human being, a Greek male, at the center of the universe, surrounded by "wild" and threatening forces. To theWestern imagination the civilized standard has always been masculine, and taken for granted as so until recently. Shakespeare's wo ...more
Hardcover, 214 pages
Published September 1st 1991 by University of Nebraska Press
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