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Ministering to Lady Macbeth, 2011

 

The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 22.0351  Thursday, 15 December 2011

 

From:         Michael Luskin < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >

Date:         December 14, 2011 6:01:07 PM EST

Subject:      Re: Ministering to Lady Macbeth, 2011

 

I just watched the very interesting YouTube movie on neuroscience and Shakespeare.  It struck me that the four great tragedies, Hamlet, Othello, Macbeth, and King Lear, all revolve around significant mental illnesses or, at least, aberrations.  Has anyone thought or written on this?

 

mbl

 

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