Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 June 2010

228 Pages | 25 halftones

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199578597

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Shakespeare, Sex, and Love

Stanley Wells

  • A new book by the pre-eminent Shakespearean critic Stanley Wells
  • A lively and informative account of the part played by sex in Shakespeare's writings and in his own life
  • Looks at sex as a source of comedy, drama, debate, and passion in Shakespeare's plays and poems
  • Shows that Shakespeare's attitude to, and portrayal of, sex changed over the course of his career