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Biblical references in Shakespeare's plays

Author: Naseeb Shaheen
Publisher: Newark : University of Delaware Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Analyzes the biblical references that Shakespeare makes in his plays, surveying the different English Bibles available to Shakespeare, and pointing out which of these he referred to most often (the King James version only appeared near the end of his career). Also examines biblical references found in literary source material used by Shakespeare to determine whether he used or adapted these or added others from his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Shaheen, Naseeb, 1931-
Biblical references in Shakespeare's plays.
Newark : University of Delaware Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)607181345
Online version:
Shaheen, Naseeb, 1931-
Biblical references in Shakespeare's plays.
Newark : University of Delaware Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)609044669
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Naseeb Shaheen
ISBN: 0874136776 9780874136777
OCLC Number: 39195284
Description: 879 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction. The English Bible in Shakespeare's day ; Shakespeare and the Anglican liturgy ; Criteria for a valid reference --
Biblical and Liturgical references in Shakespeare's plays. Part 1: The comedies --
The two gentlemen of Verona --
The taming of the shrew --
The comedy of errors --
Love's labor's lost --
A midsummer night's dream --
The merchant of Venice --
The merry wives of Windsor --
Much ado about nothing --
As you like it --
Twelfth night --
Measure for measure --
All's well that ends well --
Part 2. The history plays --
Henry VI(1) --
Henry VI(2) --
Henry VI(3) --
Richard III --
Richard II --
King John --
Henry IV(1) --
Henry IV(2) --
Henry V --
Henry VIII --
Part 3. The tragedies --
Titus Andronicus --
Romeo and Juliet --
Julius Caesar --
Hamlet --
Troilus and Cressida --
Othello --
King Lear --
Macbeth --
Antony and Cleopatra --
Coriolanus --
Timon of Athens --
Part 4. The romances --
Pericles --
Cymbeline --
The winter's tale --
The tempest --
The two noble kinsmen --
Sir Thomas More --
Appendix A: Index to Shakespeare's Biblical references --
Appendix B: References to the Book of Common Prayer --
Appendix C: References to the Homilies.
Responsibility: Naseeb Shaheen.

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This volume provides a listing of all the biblical and liturgical references in each of Shakespeare's plays. Shaheen also surveys the different English Bibles available to Shakespeare and gives a  Read more...

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