The personality of Shakespeare a venture in psychological method. by Harold Grier McCurdy

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Published by Kennikat Press in Port Washington, N.Y .

Written in English

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  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Psychology.,
  • Dramatists, English -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- Psychology.,
  • Playwriting -- Psychological aspects.

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Bibliography: p. 231-234.

Book details

LC ClassificationsPR2909 .M2 1973
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 243 p.
Number of Pages243
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5303080M
ISBN 100804617007
LC Control Number72085275

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Many, if not most, Shakespearean scholars have despaired of moving beyond the poet’s so-called objectivity to get at the man himself. From Harold Bloom, one of the greatest Shakespeare scholars of our time, Shakespeare’s Personalities is a five-book series each devoted to a memorable character from William Shakespeare’s most famous plays.

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Indeed, this book is a testament to Bloom's love and admiration for Falstaff, Hamlet, Rosalind, Lear, Cleopatra -- and nearly every Shakespeare character, of. William Shakespeare's personality rotated around creativity, spirituality and art.

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His half smile gave an appearance of approachable, not cold and calculated, his tweak eyes were some sort of greeting hello, nice to meet you., his eyebrows.

Romeo and The personality of Shakespeare book Romeo - The son and heir of Montague and Lady Montague. A young man of about sixteen, Romeo is handsome, intelligent, and sensitive.

Though impulsive and immature, his idealism and passion make him an extremely likable character. William Shakespeare, English dramatist, poet, and actor considered by many to be the greatest dramatist of all time. No writer’s living reputation can compare to that of Shakespeare, whose notable plays included the tragedies Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, King Lear, Macbeth, and Othello.

He was also known for his sonnets. The personality of Shakespeare. [Edward Wagenknecht] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Edward Wagenknecht. Find more information about: ISBN: This article is an index of characters appearing in the plays of William Shakespeare whose names begin with the letters A to K.

Characters with names beginning with the letters L to Z may be found here. NOTE: Characters who exist outside Shakespeare are marked "(hist)" where they are historical, and "(myth)" where they are that annotation is a link (e.g.

()), it. Shakespeare pulled inspiration for his plays from a number of sources, but most of the English history plays are based on Raphael Holinshed's "Chronicles." Shakespeare was known for borrowing heavily from earlier writers, and he was not alone in this. Holinshed's works, published in andwere key references for Shakespeare and his Author: Lee Jamieson.

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It’s exactly the opposite sensation that you get from. Bloom is one of the world's great Shakespeare scholars and his thesis that The Bard created our conception humanity itself is well-argued, but he exceeds his brief when he dismisses the authority of the Old Testament and the personality of Moses when he offhandedly states that it was written by the "J writer".Cited by: Out of other 16 Jungian Personality Types, Shakespeare was found to be an INFP, estimated to be the third rarest personality type.

Such persons are creative, artistic and spiritual. Take a look at the following characteristics shared by most Shakespearean plays. Most of the tragedies written by Shakespeare are revenge and ambition tragedies.

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Credit: daniel_dimarco/CC-BY Romeo exhibits many typical personality traits of the Shakespearean lover but with an added fiery impulsiveness. As the story's hero, he displays gallantry, wit, courage and passion throughout the play.

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Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. How can we look afresh at Shakespeare as a writer of sonnets. What new light might they shed on his career, personality, and sexuality. Shakespeare wrote sonnets for at least thirty years, not only for himself, for professional reasons, and for those he loved, but also in his plays, as prologues, as epilogues, and as part of their poetic texture.

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Of all the leading characters in Julius Caesar, Cassius develops most as the action progresses. At the end of Act I, Scene 2, he is a passionate and devious manipulator striving to use Brutus to gain his ends. By the end of Act IV, Scene 3, he is a calm friend of Brutus who will remain faithful to their friendship until death.

Since Romeo and Juliet is a play, all of Shakespeare's characterization of Juliet is indirect and must be analyzed through the things she says and does.

A few things we know about her personality. A Mediator (INFP) is someone who possesses the Introverted, Intuitive, Feeling, and Prospecting personality traits.

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The play is the shortest of Shakespeare’s tragedies, without diversions or subplots. SHAKESPEARE, William. SHAKESPEARE, William. Shakespeare is regarded as the greatest writer in the English language, and probably the best-known figure in all of world literature.

His poetry was published first, while very few of his plays were published in his lifetime; they are first practicably obtainable from the four posthumous folio. Thanks for your question. I am a big Shakespeare fan. It doesn't make me an expert, but just a few things 1 His plays were either tragedies or comedies.

2 The tragedies ended in death. His comedies ended in marriage 3 He did amazing things with wo. We don't know anything about his personality. There is no information about his personal life available to us.

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