Hamlet, Protestantism, and the mourning of contingency : not to be (Book, 2006) [WorldCat.org]
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Hamlet, Protestantism, and the mourning of contingency : not to be

Author: John E Curran
Publisher: Aldershot, Hampshire, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Building on interest in the religious dimensions of the play, this study shows how Shakespeare uses "Hamlet" to comment on the Calvinistic Protestantism predominant around 1600. By considering the  Read more...

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Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John E Curran
ISBN: 0754654362 9780754654360
OCLC Number: 182614898
Description: xxix, 246 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Bad dreams : the loss of contingency --
The Be, the Eucharist, and the logic of Protestantism --
Purgatory and the value of time --
The theater of merit --
Chastity and the strumpet fortune --
The be, Protestantism, and silence.
Responsibility: John E. Curran, Jr.
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'It is of some interest that Shakespeare coined the phrase "foregone conclusion." For John Curran argues--ingeniously, learnedly, provocatively, and polemically - and with a truly formidable command Read more...

 
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