The Bible in Shakespeare / Hannibal Hamlin
- Hamlin, Hannibal
- Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
- Machine generated contents note: pt. I Shakespeare's Allusive Practice And Its Cultural And Historical Background -- 1.Reformation Biblical Culture -- 2.A Critical History of the Bible in Shakespeare -- 3.Allusion: Theory, History, and Shakespeare's Practice -- pt. II Biblical Allusion In The Plays -- 4.Shakespeare's Variations on Themes from Genesis 1--3 -- 5.Creative Anachronism: Biblical Allusion in the Roman Histories -- 6.Damnable Iteration: Falstaff, Master of Biblical Allusion -- 7.The Great Doom's Image: Macbeth and Apocalypse -- 8.The Patience of Lear: King Lear and Job.
- Hannibal Hamlin offers a significant new perspective on Shakespeare's plays, and reveals how the culture of early modern England was both dependent upon and fashioned out of a deep engagement with the interpreted Bible. The book's wide-ranging and interdisciplinary nature will interest scholars in a variety of fields: Shakespeare and English literature, allusion and intertextuality, theatre studies, history, religious culture and biblical interpretation.
- 9780191757105 (ebook)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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