1. Hayden White, Tropics of Discourse: Essays in Cultural Criticism (Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1978).
2. This and all subsequent quotations from Shakespeare's text come from The Norton Shakespeare: Based on the Oxford Edition, edited by Stephen Greenblatt eta/. (New York: W. W. Norton, 1997).
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