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SHAKESPEARE ON VIOLENCE

Shakespeare had more to teach us about the human proclivity to kill others and ourselves than any other author. He was perhaps the greatest psychologist of all time.  

Movies of Shakespeare Plays

Speeches from Shakespeare plays

The following are speeches from the play as featured in Holding a Mirror Up to Nature: Shame, Guilt, and Violence in Shakespeare. 

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Hamlet

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Richard III

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King Lear

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Macbeth

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Merchant of Venice -Shyloc

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Laurence Olivier  appeared in  several classic movies on Shakespeare plays,  including Hamlet, Richard III,  and

Henry V.

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Kenneth Branaugh directed a full length movie version of Hamlet  starring himself. He  also did a version of Much Ado About Nothing with Emma Thompson. 

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Orson Welles directed and starred in a remarkable Macbeth, a classic Chimes at Midnight (on Falstaff); and Othello. 

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The great Japanese director,  Kurosawa, directed Throne of Blood,  based on Macbeth, and Ran,  based on King Lear. 

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Joel Coen directed Denzel Washington and Francis McDormand in the recent The Tragedy of Macbeth.

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Hamlet Shakespeare-quote Pg_01

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Richard III -Shakespeare-quote Pg 02

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Othello Shakespeare-quotes Pg 10

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Hamlet Shakespeare-quote Pg_01

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Complete Works of Shakespeare plays

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