“I Play The Man I Am”

Michael White, in tehgraun:

[Gordon] Brown is a Shakespearian tragedy in the making, says one MP: Othello’s jealousy, Hamlet’s indecision, the futile rage of Lear and Brutus’s weakness for bad advice. “But at least we’ve got rid of the Macbeths.”

One thought on ““I Play The Man I Am””

  1. OR
    Hamlet’s dark attractiveness, Lear’s commanding oratory, Othello’s victimisation by the prejudiced status quo and Brutus’ education. With Macbeth’s – er – Scottishness.

    (I am preparing a Macbeth tutorial this afternoon and am as yet not fully in command of its contents.)

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