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Shakespeare's Christian dimension : an anthology of commentary

Shakespeare's Christian dimension : an anthology of commentary

Author: Roy W Battenhouse
Publisher: Bloomington, Ind. u.a. : Indiana Univ. Press, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
There is a long history of commentary on the Christian dimensions in Shakespeare's works. Nineteenth-century commentators noticed biblical allusions and passages reminiscent of Bible themes in the plays. Some later critics found echoes of liturgical language and theological concepts, while others examined the relationship of the plays to medieval mystery and morality plays. Shakespeare's debt to the world-views of  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: Roy W Battenhouse
ISBN: 0253311225 9780253311221
OCLC Number: 231632516
Description: XII, 520 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: PrefaceIntroduction: An Overview of Christiam InterpretationPart I Some Key AssessmentsPart II On Shakespeare's ComediesIntroductionThe Comedy of ErrorsThe Merchant of VeniceMuch Ado About NothingAs You Like ItTwelfth NightAll's Well That Ends WellMeasure for MeasurePericlesCymbelineThe Winter's TaleThe TempestPart III On Shakespeare's HistoriesIntroductionRichard IIHenry IV, Parts 1,2Henry VHenry VI, Parts 1,2,3Richard IIIPart IV On Shakespeare's TragediesRomeo and JulietHamletOthelloTroilus and CressidaKing LearMacbethAntony and Cleopatra
Responsibility: ed. by Roy Battenhouse.


Shakespeare's debt to the world-views of Augustine, Boethius, Aquinas, Dante, and Erasmus has been documented, and there have been many interpretations of his works in light of Christian lore. This  Read more...


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