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" I'll never Be such a gosling to obey instinct, but stand, As if a man were author of himself And knew no other kin. "
Essays on English studies - Page 108
by Henry Norman Hudson, Andrew Jackson George - 1906 - 206 pages
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Spirit, Soul, and City: Shakespeare's Coriolanus

Jan H. Blits - Drama - 2006 - 243 pages
...join Rome's enemy. In the fourth, ready to attack Rome, he is beseeched by his family, and, unable to "stand / As if a man were author of himself / And knew no other kin" (5.3.35-37), abandons Rome's enemy and is, at once, reunited with and permanently separated from his...
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King John

William Shakespeare, Paul Werstine - Drama - 2011 - 352 pages
...alike. The Bastard's "I am I, howe'er I was begot" a comic forerunner of Coriolanus' tragic vow to "stand / As if a man were author of himself / And knew no other kin" (5.3) is both true and false. There is certainly an "I" that remains in the speaking voice throughout...
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Shakespeare's Late Style

Russ McDonald - Literary Criticism - 2006
...grammatical equivalent of his famous desire for freedom from familial or other kinds of relation, his desire to "stand / As if a man were author of himself, / And knew no other kin" (5.3.35-37). Such values and patterns are appropriate to tragedy, a mode which moves toward separation...
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The Mind According to Shakespeare: Psychoanalysis in the Bard's Writing

Marvin Bennett Krims - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 218 pages
A psychoanalyst at Harvard spotlights the Bard's skill at representing the innter workings of the mind.
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"Whom Can We Trust Now?": The Meaning of Treason in the United States, from ...

Brian F. Carso (Jr.) - History - 2006 - 266 pages
...identity that Socrates acknowledged. He repudiates his constitutive attachments by imagining that he can stand "as if a man were author of himself / and knew no other kin.'* 46 Furthermore, to counter his own self-made alienation, he envisions an alternative place to which...
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In the Light of Christ: Writings in the Western Tradition

Lucy Beckett - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 648 pages
...affection! All bond and privilege of nature break! I'll never Be such a gosling to obey instinct, but stand As if a man were author of himself And knew no other kin.74 The moment has deep Shakespearean roots: the bonds of nature are broken and mended everywhere...
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Coriolanus

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2007 - 240 pages
...not.' let the Volsces Plough Rome and harrow Italy: I'll never Be such a gosling to obey instinct, but stand, As if a man were author of himself And knew no other kin. VIRGILIA My lord and husband ! CORIOLANUS These eyes are not the same I wore in Rome. VIRGILIA The...
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The Cambridge Introduction to Shakespeare's Tragedies

Janette Dillon - Literary Criticism - 2007
...confirm the unnaturalness of such a resolution: I'll never Be such a gosling to obey instinct, but stand As if a man were author of himself And knew no other kin. (5.3.347) Lear, damaged in a way that Coriolanus is not, by unloving and unnatural daughters, learns...
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