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Becoming Christian : race, reformation, and early modern English romance

Author: Dennis Austin Britton; Fordham University Press,
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Examines early modern English literary representations of Jews and Muslims converting to Christianity alongside English translations of Calvin's writings, polemical writings, treaties on the sacraments, catechisms, and sermons. Demonstrates that the development of a theology of race in post-Reformation England helped resolved doctrinal controversies about baptism"--
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dennis Austin Britton; Fordham University Press,
ISBN: 9780823257140 0823257142
OCLC Number: 870335343
Description: xi, 259 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Not Turning the Ethiope White --
1. "The Baptiz'd Race" --
2. Ovidian Baptism in Book 2 of The Faerie Queene --
3. Infidel Texts and Errant Sexuality: Translation, Reading, and Conversion in Harington's Orlando Furioso --
4. Transformative and Restorative Romance: Re-'turning' Othello and the Location of Christian Identity --
5. Reproducing Christians: Salvation, Race, and Gender on the Early Modern English Stage --
Afterword: A Political Afterlife of a Theology of Race and Conversion.
Responsibility: Dennis Austin Britton.

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"Above and beyond its substantial contribution to early modern literary studies, Becoming Christian gives the effort of conversion and the work of baptism new meaning and momentum. As such, this book Read more...

 
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