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2014 | 11 | 1 | 78-85
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The Problem of Kingship in Shakespeare’S History Plays

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Elizabethan England was a state of repression and Shakespeare could not write his plays freely and he could not oppose Elizabeth and her government openly. So he had to use allegory and every one of his plays is an act of rebellion. This paper deals with Shakespeare’s history plays which are symbols of resistance to the rule of force and war politics, and that message is implicit in the way of presenting kings.
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11
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1
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78-85
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Dates
published
2014-03-01
online
2014-05-01
Contributors
  • Teachers’ Training Faculty, Bijeljina
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bwmeta1.element.doi-10_2478_rjes-2014-0010
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