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Christian settings in Shakespeare's tragedies / D. Douglas Waters.

  • Author

    Waters, D. Douglas, 1929-,

  • Date published

    1994

  • Publisher

    Rutherford, [N.J.] : London : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press ; Associated University Presses, 1994.

  • Subject

    Christian drama, English History and criticism

    Drama Religious aspects Christianity

    Christianity and literature

    Tragedy

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Tragedies.

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Religion.

Bibliography, etc. note: Includes bibliographical references and index. Formatted contents note: Contents: Introduction: tragedy in Shakespeare -- Mimesis, Shakespeare the dramatist, and his texts -- Philosophical implications of Shakespeare's tragedies -- Catharsis as clarfication -- Romeo and Juliet as tragedy -- Catharsis as clarification in Macbeth -- Othello, recent interpretations, and tragedy -- Mimesis and catharsis as clarification in Hamlet. Uk-SuSCL.