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Friday, March 18, 2011

Shakespeare

 
..And another suspicious interpretation, this time from a feminist critic - Shakespeare rescues his "threatened masculinity" by killing Cordelia. Hmmmm...
OK here's a new twist - Cordelia and Lear have passionate but unrequited incestuous longings for each other. Whose insight. None other than...(drum roll)...Freud (who else?)
"We possess art lest we perish of the truth" – Nietzsche with reference to King Lear via Harold Bloom

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