Suffocating Mothers: Fantasies of Maternal Origin in Shakespeare's Plays, Hamlet to the Tempest, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Suffocating Mothers

Fantasies of Maternal Origin in Shakespeare's Plays, Hamlet to the Tempest, 1st Edition

By Janet Adelman

Routledge

392 pages

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An original reading of Shakespeare's plays illuminating his negotiations with mothers, present and absent, and tracing the genesis of Shakespearean tragedy and romance to a psychologized version of the Fall.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LIT000000
LITERARY CRITICISM / General
SOC052000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies