Anatol Yusef as Leontes (photo by Carol Rosegg)
Shakespeare and Politics
Killing Tyranny with Kindness

In Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale, a tyrant becomes imprisoned in his tyranny, but the moral characters outwait his madness with patience and faith. A lasting lesson?

Published on: April 27, 2018
Leah Libresco Sargeant is the author of Arriving at Amen: Seven Catholic Prayers that Even I Can Offer and Building the Benedict Option: A Guide to Gathering Two or Three Together in His Name.
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