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Barron, David B. "Coriolanus: Portrait of the Artist as Infant." Kanringo 19, No.2 (Summer 1962): 171-93.

A psychoanalytic essay that considers the subject of emotIOnal infantilism in Cariolanus. Barron argues that Coriolanus's excessive dependence upon his mother has manifest itself in an adult need for achievement, which nonetheless is hindered by his inability to escape her dominance.

Blecki, Catherine La Courreye. "'The Ladies Have Prevailed': Volurnnia, Virgilia, and Valeria in Shakespeare's Cariolanus." San Jose Studies xx, No.1 (Winter 1994): 6-17.

Considers the women of Coriolanusas a group which successfully opposes Coriolanus and the warrior ideal he represents. Blecki likewise explores the ways in which Volumnia, Virgilia, and Valena-a mother, a wife, and a widow- question women's roles in society.

Cantor, Paul A "Part One: Coriolanus." In Shakespeare's Rome: Republic and Enpire, pp. 55-124.lthaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1976.

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