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Shakespeare and the culture of Christianity in early modern England / edited by Dennis Taylor and David Beauregard.

  • Author

    Taylor, Dennis, 1940-,

    Beauregard, David N

  • Date published


  • Publisher

    New York : Fordham University Press, 2003.

  • Subject

    Christianity and literature England History 16th century

    Christianity and literature England History 17th century

    Christian drama, English History and criticism

    Catholics England History 16th century

    Catholics England History 17th century

    Drama Religious aspects Christianity

    England Church history 16th century.

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Religion.

    England Church history 17th century.

Formatted contents note: The comedy of errors and The calumny of Apelles : an exercise in source study / Richard Dutton - "Obsequious laments" : mourning and communal memory in Shakespeare's Richard III / Katharine Goodland -- Oxford University and Love's labour's lost /Clare Asquith - Shakespeare's religious background re-visited : Richard 11 in a new context / Jean-Christophe Mayer - Sacral and sacramental kingship in the Lancastrian tetralogy / Timothy Rosendale - Mocking Oldcastle : notes towards exploring a possible Catholic presence in Shakespeare's Henriad / Gary D. Hamilton -- Shakespeare's fairy dance with religio-political controversy in The merry wives of Windsor / Regina M. Bucola -- Catholic and Protestant, Jesuit and Jew : historical religion in The merchant of Venice / John Klause -- This side of purgatory : ghostly fathers and the recusant legacy in Hamlet / John Freeman -- Witenberg and melancholic allegory : the Reformation and its discontent in Hamlet / Jennifer Rust -- The accent and gait of Christians : Hamlet's Puritan style / R. Chris Hassel Jr. -- Shakespeare on monastic life : nuns and friars in Measure for measure / David Beauregard -- Helena and the Reformation problem in All's well that ends well / Maurice Hunt -- Paris is worth a mass : All's well that ends wll and the wars of religion / Lisa Hopkins -- Blasphemous preacher : Iago and the Reformation / Richard Mallette - Love and lies : marital truth-telling, Catholic casuistry and Othello / Paula McQuade.