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Streete, Adrian

Early Modern Drama and the Bible

Streete, Adrian - Early Modern Drama and the Bible, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Situating the Bible in Early Modern Drama

1. Introduction: Situating the Bible in Early Modern Drama
Adrian Streete

Part 1. Representing the Bible in Early Modern Drama: Material and Verbal Contexts

2. Enter the Book: Reading the Bible on the Early Modern Stage
Michael Davies

3. Measuring up to Nebuchadnezzar: Biblical Presences in Shakespeare’s Tragicomedies
Helen Wilcox

4. ‘Fatal Visions’: The Image as Actor in Early Modern Tragedy
Patricia Canning

Part 2. Political Theology, the Bible and Drama

5. Political Theology in George Buchanan’s Baptistes
Dermot Cavanagh

6. The Ethics of Pardoning in Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure
Paul Cefalu

7. Punishing Perjury in Love’s Labour’s Lost
Judith Hudson

Part 3. Biblical Readings On-stage: Pulpit, Household and Political Controversy

8. ‘They repented at the preachyng of Ionas: and beholde, a greater then Ionas is here’: A Looking Glass for London and England, Hosea and the Destruction of Jerusalem
Beatrice Groves

9. Marital Infidelity and Christian Self-Sacrifice in Thomas Heywood’s How a Man May Choose a Good Wife from a Bad
Emer McManus

10. Reading the White Devil in Thomas Adams and John Webster
Emma Rhatigan

11. Situating Political and Biblical Authority in Massinger and Field’s The Fatal Dowry
Adrian Streete

12. Afterword
Hannibal Hamlin

Keywords: Literature, Early Modern/Renaissance Literature, History of Early Modern Europe, Philosophy of Religion, Modern History, British and Irish Literature

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Early Modern Literature in History
Page amount
277 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230358669
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-33676-0

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