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Counter This comprehensive collection demonstrates a complete range of writing on Shakespeare and politics. It has shifts of focus as diverse as biography, text and contexts, language and film from literary, historical, religious, theoretical and cultural perspectives. A new introductory article by John J. Joughin provides a commentary on the essays, relates them to other work in the field and presents an overview of the subject.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Political and social views, Politics and literature Great Britain History 16th century, Politics and literature Great Britain History 17th century, Political plays, English History and criticism, Politics in literature