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Particular saints : Shakespeare's four Antonios, their contexts, and their plays / Cynthia Lewis.

  • Author

    Lewis, Cynthia, 1951-,

  • Date published

    1997

  • Publisher

    Newark, Del. : London : University of Delaware Press ; Associated University Presses, 1997.

  • Subject

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Characters Antonio.

    Anthony, of Egypt, Saint, ca. 250-355 or 6 Influence.

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Antony and Cleopatra.

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Merchant of Venice.

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Twelfth night.

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Tempest.

    Anthony (Name)

    Christianity and literature England History 16th century

    Christianity and literature England History 17th century

    Christian saints in literature

Bibliography, etc. note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-239) and index. Formatted contents note: Contents: Introduction: particular saints: Shakespeare's four Antonios and their contexts -- "Wise men, folly-fall'n":characters named "Antonio" in English Renaissance drama -- "A foolish consistency": Antonio and alienation in the merchant of Venice -- "Willing love": Antonio, Viola, and epiphany in twelfth night -- "The world's great snare": Antony, Cleopatra, and Game -- Prospero's "false brother": Shakespeare's final Antonio -- Conclusion: "No way out but through": Shakespeare's Antonios and the wisdom of this world. Uk-SuSCL.