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French Origins of English Tragedy

Richard Hillman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082764
eISBN:
9781781700044
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082764.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This book applies to tragic patterns and practices in early modern England a long-standing critical preoccupation with English-French cultural connections in the period. With primary, though not ... More


Staging the Judith jinx: heads or tales?

Richard Hillman

in French Origins of English Tragedy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082764
eISBN:
9781781700044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082764.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter takes a look at the confrontations between the warrior-hero and the femme fatale. It proposes that maybe the most culturally prominent instance of a combined metaphysical and military ... More


The Meat of Heroes

John Laband

in Zulu Warriors: The Battle for the South African Frontier

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300180312
eISBN:
9780300206197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300180312.003.0017
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

In the Zulu kingdom, the most successful of the warring chiefs was Shaka, who seized the throne of the little Zulu chieftainship in the valley of the White Mfolozi River from his half-brother in ... More


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