The Problem with Problem Plays: The Failures in the Categorization of Shakespeare’s ‘Problem Plays’

Throughout the extensive criticism written on Shakespeare plays, the definition of these problematic plays has been a constant topic for debate. Kiernan Ryan suggests critics focus either on these plays all having in inherently ‘political implications’, or a form of deconstructive, or psychoanalytical analysis. Yet the potential for another opinion could still be valid as … Read moreThe Problem with Problem Plays: The Failures in the Categorization of Shakespeare’s ‘Problem Plays’