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Shakespeare and Conflict

A European Perspective

  • Carla Dente
  • Sara Soncini

Part of the Palgrave Shakespeare Studies book series (PASHST)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. General Introduction

    1. Carla Dente, Sara Soncini
      Pages 1-14
  3. Conflict in Shakespeare

  4. Conflict through Shakespeare

  5. Shakespeare in Times of Conflict

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 185-185
    2. Manfred Pfister
      Pages 187-192

About this book


What has been the role played by principles, patterns and situations of conflict in the construction of Shakespeare's myth, and in its European and then global spread? The fascinatingly complex picture that emerges from this collection provides new insight into Shakespeare's unique position in world literature and culture.


English literature Hamlet King Lear stage tragedy William Shakespeare

Editors and affiliations

  • Carla Dente
    • 1
  • Sara Soncini
    • 1
  1. 1.University of PisaItaly

About the editors

CLARA CALVO Professor of English Studies at the University of Murcia, Spain JUAN F. CERDÁ Lecturer at the University of Murcia, Spain ANNA CETERA Associate Professor of English Literature at the University of Warsaw, Poland BORIS DRENKOV holds a PhD from the University of Munich, Germany MA?GORZATA GRZEGORZEWSKA teaches English Literature at the Institute of English Studies, University of Warsaw, Poland TON HOENSELAARS Professor of Early Modern Literature and Culture at Utrecht University, the Netherlands ALESSANDRA MARINO Research Associate at The Open University, UK ALESSANDRA MARZOLA Professor of English Literature at the University of Bergamo, Italy MONICA MATEI-CHESNOIU Associate Professor of English Literature at Ovidius University Constanta, Romania GEORGI NIAGOLOV teaches English Medieval and Renaissance Literature at the Department of British and American Studies at the University of Sofia, Bulgaria MANFRED PFISTER formerly Professor of English at the Freie Universität Berlin and member of the Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Germany PAOLA PUGLIATTI formerly Professor of English Literature at the University of Florence, Italy MIGUEL RAMALHETE GOMES FCT Fellow FRANCESCA RAYNER Assistant Professor at the Universidade do Minho, Portugal SABINE SCHÜLTING Professor of English Literature and Cultural Studies at Freie Universität Berlin, Germany JESÚS TRONCH-PÉREZ Senior Lecturer at the University of Valencia, Spain

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