Shakespeare and the Denial of Death





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by James L. Calderwood.

University of Massachusetts Press, 1987. First edition. Near Fine in dust jacket.

Lively exploration of the ways in which Shakespeare dramatizes the strategies people employ to deal with and transcend the inevitability of death. In keeping with the views of Ernest Becker, Norman O. Brown, and others, Calderwood argues that the denial of death is fundamental to both individuals and their cultures