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Shakespeare and the Bible / Steven Marx.

  • Author

    Marx, Steven, 1942-,

  • Date published


  • Publisher

    Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2000.

  • Subject

    Bible In literature

    Religious drama, English History and criticism

    Religion and literature History 16th century

    Religion and literature History 17th century

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Religion.

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  • Class


  • ISBN

    0198184409, 0198184395 (pbk.)

  • Language


  • Physical description

    [ix], 165 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.

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Bibliography, etc. note: Includes bibliographical references and index. Formatted contents note: Contents: Posterity and prosperity: genesis in The tempest -- Historical types: Moses, David, and Henry V -- 'Within a foot of the extreme verge': The book of Job and King Lear -- True lies and false truths: Measure for measure and the gospel -- 'Dangerous conceits' and 'proofs of holy writ': allusion in The merchant of Venice and Paul's letter to the Romas -- A masque of revelations: The tempest as apocalypse. Su-SCL.