Shakespeare and Christianity Collection (2 vols.)
Baylor University Press 2006–2007
The Shakespeare and Christianity Collection provides modern perspectives on where the Bible meets the Bard. In these two volumes, literary critics analyze Christendom’s imprint on the work of Shakespeare as his plays emerge alongside the King James Bible. John D. Cox paints a broad picture of how emerging seventeenth-century skepticism finds itself on stage in the Shakespearean canon, while Beatrice Batson’s volume gives several close readings of specific fingerprints the Christian tradition left in three great tragedies.
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- Analysis that spans all of Shakespeare as well as close readings of individual plays
- Contemporary perspective on where Shakespeare work meets Christianity
- Scholarly examination from the literary community
- Seeming Knowledge: Shakespeare and Skeptical Faith by John D. Cox
- Shakespeare’s Christianity: The Protestant and Catholic Poetics of Julius Caesar, Hamlet, and Macbeth edited by Beatrice Batson
- Title: Shakespeare and Christianity Collection
- Publisher: Baylor University Press
- Volumes: 2
- Pages: 505