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Mortal thoughts : religion, secularity identity in Shakespeare and early modern culture / Brian Cummings.

  • Author

    Cummings, Brian.,

  • Date published


  • Publisher

    Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.

  • Subject

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Religion.

    Identity (Psychology) Religious aspects Christianity

Contents: The moral self: Du¨rer Montaigne -- The reformed conscience: Thomas More -- The writer as martyr: Cranmer Foxe -- Public oaths private selves: More, Foxe Shakespeare -- Soliloquy secularization: Shakespeare -- Hamlet's luck: Shakespeare the Renaissance Bible -- Freedom, suicide selfhood: Montaigne, Shakespeare, Donne -- Soft selves: Adam, Eve, the art of embodiment: Du¨rer to Milton.