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Bradley, Andrew Cecil

Bradley, Andrew Cecil, 1851–1935, English scholar and critic, b. Cheltenham brother of Francis Herbert Bradley. He taught at Oxford for many years and was professor of poetry there (1901–6). Bradley is known for his Shakespearean Tragedy (1904), a classic work of criticism noted for its exposition of Hamlet, Othello, and Macbeth as psychological beings and of Shakespeare as a consummate interpreter of the human soul. Bradley's other works include Oxford Lectures on Poetry (1909) and Ideals of Religion (1940).

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