1. Introduction.- 2. Coriolanus and Homeland: The Return of the Soldier.- 3. The Tempest and Westworld: The Return of the Dead.- 4. King Lear and Succession: The Return of the Predecessor.- 5. Hamlet and Black Earth Rising: Returns to the Roots.- 6. Conclusion.-
About the Author
Christina Wald is Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Konstanz, Germany. She is the author of The Reformation of Romance: The Eucharist, Disguise, and Foreign Fashion in Early Modern Prose Fiction (2014) and Hysteria, Trauma and Melancholia: Performative Maladies in Contemporary Anglophone Drama (2007). She has edited Medieval Shakespeare (2012) and co-edited The Literature of Melancholia: Early Modern to Postmodern (2011).