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He draws on the hunt for the imaginative resources it offered Shakespeare--"raw material" as he once calls it (127)--but he doesn't a lways make the plays speak back to their culture, or when he does, it is primarily with the oblect of assessing, as he tries to do in the final chapter, Shakespeare's attitude toward hunting, nor what hunting and the drama together can tell us about the hopes, fears, and conflicts of a culture.
Chimps hunt for social as well as dietary reasons, Stanford contends.
Yet one wonders whether subgroups of French society of special interest to Hunt for example women--actually partook of the same kinds of unconscious family models of politics as men or imagined their political dimensions in the same way.