restricted access Contents
In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content:

Contents Acknowledgments ix I. Introduction 3 II. "To Be or Not To Be" and the Spectrum of Action 17 III. Othello's Cause 46 IV. Acting and Feeling: Histrionic Imagery in King Lear 71 V. Speaking Evil: Language and Action in Macbeth 94 VI. Antony and Cleopatra: Action as Imaginative Command 112 VII. Characterizing Coriolanus 140 Notes 169 Index 181 ...