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Faith in Shakespeare

Author: Richard C McCoy
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Speculation about Shakespeare's own religious beliefs and responses to the Reformation have dominated discussions of faith in the playwright's work for decades. As a result, we often lose sight of what's truly important-the plays themselves. By focusing on those plays in several succinct, fluently written chapters, Richard McCoy reminds us of the spell-binding power inherent in works like Othello, As You Like It,  Read more...

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Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard C McCoy
ISBN: 9780199945764 0199945764 9780199945771 0199945772
OCLC Number: 814529380
Description: xvii, 194 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction: faith in Shakespeare --
The comedy of errors and illusion's blessed power --
As you like it and believing if you please --
Othello and the stakes of tragedy --
The winter's tale and the recovery of faith --
Epilogue: theater's potent art.
Responsibility: Richard C. McCoy.


Rather than exploring faith as it relates to various political and historical controversies of the early modern period, Richard McCoy argues that "faith" in Shakespearean drama is best viewed as  Read more...


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lively and informative * Lucy Beckett, The Times Literary Supplement * Faith in Shakespeare can be defined as the true categorization of faith in Shakespeare's plays, which begins with acknowledging Read more...

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