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Tyrant: Shakespeare on Politics

by Stephen Greenblatt,
The Philadelphia Inquirer, May 18, 2018

When the presidential election of 2016 confirmed his “worst fears,” Stephen Greenblatt, a professor of the humanities at Harvard University and the author of Will in the World, Shakespeare’s Freedom, Swerve, and The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve, decided to “do something” by writing something.


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