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

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.