"Desire is Death" in Shakespeare's Troilus and Cressida

Unhae Langis


In Troilus and Cressida, desire, in its varying forms, turns to decay through war, disease, and self-delusion. In Shakespeare’s hands, the conjunctions of love and death present themselves, furthermore, as peaked nodes of phenomenological experience.

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