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Product Description: Treacherous Faith offers a new and ambitious cross-disciplinary account of the ways writers from the early English Reformation to the Restoration generated, sustained, or questioned cultural anxieties about heresy and heretics. This book examines the dark, often brutal story of defining, constructing, and punishing heretics in early modern England, and especially the ways writers themselves contributed to or interrogated the politics of religious fear-mongering and demonizing...read more

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9780199203390 | Oxford Univ Pr, November 1, 2013, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: Treacherous Faith offers a new and ambitious cross-disciplinary account of the ways writers from the early English Reformation to the Restoration generated, sustained, or questioned cultural anxieties about heresy and heretics.

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9780198778332 | Oxford Univ Pr, August 9, 2016, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Treacherous Faith offers a new and ambitious cross-disciplinary account of the ways writers from the early English Reformation to the Restoration generated, sustained, or questioned cultural anxieties about heresy and heretics.

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Product Description: Why do Shakespeare and the English Bible seem to have an inherent relationship with each other? How have these two monumental traditions in the history of the book functioned as mutually reinforcing sources of cultural authority? How do material books and related reading practices serve as specific sites of intersection between these two textual traditions? This collection makes a significant intervention in our understanding of Shakespeare, the Bible, and the role of textual materiality in the construction of cultural authority...read more
By Travis Decook (editor) and Alan Galey (editor)

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9780415883504 | Routledge, July 27, 2011, cover price $149.00 | About this edition: Why do Shakespeare and the English Bible seem to have an inherent relationship with each other?

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9781138793750 | Routledge, July 17, 2014, cover price $48.95 | About this edition: Why do Shakespeare and the English Bible seem to have an inherent relationship with each other?

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Product Description: Societies and entire nations draw their identities from certain founding documents, whether charters, declarations, or manifestos. The Book of Common Prayer figures as one of the most crucial in the history of the English-speaking peoples...read more

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9780199838561 | Oxford Univ Pr, October 5, 2012, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Societies and entire nations draw their identities from certain founding documents, whether charters, declarations, or manifestos.

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Product Description: "Masculinity and Marian Efficacy in Shakespeare's England" offers a new approach to evaluating the psychological 'loss' of the Virgin Mary in post-Reformation England by illustrating how, in the wake of Mary's demotion, re-inscriptions of her roles and meanings only proliferated, seizing hold of national imagination and resulting in new configurations of masculinity...read more

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9781409401162 | Ashgate Pub Co, March 15, 2011, cover price $149.95 | About this edition: "Masculinity and Marian Efficacy in Shakespeare's England" offers a new approach to evaluating the psychological 'loss' of the Virgin Mary in post-Reformation England by illustrating how, in the wake of Mary's demotion, re-inscriptions of her roles and meanings only proliferated, seizing hold of national imagination and resulting in new configurations of masculinity.

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Product Description: The fruit of intensive collaboration among leading international specialists on the literature, religion and culture of early modern England, this volume examines the relationship between writing and religion in England from 1558, the year of the Elizabethan Settlement, up until the Act of Toleration of 1689...read more
By Anthony W. Johnson (editor)

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9780754662785 | Ashgate Pub Co, December 30, 2009, cover price $180.00 | About this edition: The fruit of intensive collaboration among leading international specialists on the literature, religion and culture of early modern England, this volume examines the relationship between writing and religion in England from 1558, the year of the Elizabethan Settlement, up until the Act of Toleration of 1689.

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Product Description: This balanced and innovative collection explores the relationship of Shakespeare's plays to the changing face of early modern religion, considering the connections between Shakespeare's theatre and the religious past, the religious identities of the present and the deep cultural changes that would shape the future of religion in the modern world...read more

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9780230213098 | Palgrave Macmillan, August 15, 2009, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: This balanced and innovative collection explores the relationship of Shakespeare's plays to the changing face of early modern religion, considering the connections between Shakespeare's theatre and the religious past, the religious identities of the present and the deep cultural changes that would shape the future of religion in the modern world.

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Product Description: In Blood Relations, Janet Adelman confronts her resistance to The Merchant of Venice as both a critic and a Jew. With her distinctive psychological acumen, she argues that Shakespeare’s play frames the uneasy relationship between Christian and Jew specifically in familial terms in order to recapitulate the vexed familial relationship between Christianity and Judaism...read more

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9780226006819, titled "Blood Relations: Christian and Jew in The Merchant of Venice" | 1 edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, April 1, 2008), cover price $43.00 | About this edition: In Blood Relations, Janet Adelman confronts her resistance to The Merchant of Venice as both a critic and a Jew.

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Product Description: Writing Under Tyranny: English Literature and the Henrician Reformation spans the boundaries between literary studies and history. It looks at the impact of tyrannical government on the work of poets, playwrights, and prose writers of the early English Renaissance...read more

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9780199283330 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, December 22, 2005, cover price $215.00 | About this edition: Writing Under Tyranny spans the boundaries between literary studies and history.

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9780199231973 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, October 25, 2007, cover price $64.00 | About this edition: Writing Under Tyranny: English Literature and the Henrician Reformation spans the boundaries between literary studies and history.

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Product Description: Jesse Lander explores the development of the book in early modern England as both a physical object and a platform for debate and polemic. Wide-ranging in its consideration of texts, from Foxe's Acts and Monuments, Milton's Areopagitica and Hamlet to ephemeral polemical pamphlets from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, the volume recasts the historical and theological contexts of early modern English literature...read more

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9780521838542 | Cambridge Univ Pr, June 30, 2006, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: Jesse Lander explores the development of the book in early modern England as both a physical object and a platform for debate and polemic.

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Product Description: Martin Lings clarifies the essential greatness of Shakespeare by focussing our attention on the total impact his best plays make on us when acted. For this purpose he concentrates on the texts and their theatrical rendering, in such a way as to transmit to us, at the same time, a powerful impression of Shakespeare the man, such as perhaps no other book can give us...read more

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9781870196154 | Gardners Books, December 21, 2002, cover price $33.45 | About this edition: Martin Lings clarifies the essential greatness of Shakespeare by focussing our attention on the total impact his best plays make on us when acted.

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Product Description: Professor Davidson is concerned here to chart public theatrical display as a barometer of developments in the English Middle Ages and Renaissance. This book brings together twelve previously published articles on historical and religious aspects of the early English theatre as well as an original essay on Marlowe’s Doctor Faustus and the Papacy...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780860788829 | Reprint edition (Variorum, August 1, 2002), cover price $154.95 | About this edition: Professor Davidson is concerned here to chart public theatrical display as a barometer of developments in the English Middle Ages and Renaissance.

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Product Description: Many English Renaissance texts offer readings of the Song of Songs, by both well-known authors, such as Shakespeare, and the long neglected (William Baldwin, Robert Aylett, Abiezer Coppe and Lawrence Clarkson). This new study looks at the different traditions they represent, and most notably the balance in the tension of the Song of Songs as oral and written, carnal and spiritual...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780859915861 | Ds Brewer, May 1, 2000, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Many English Renaissance texts offer readings of the Song of Songs, by both well-known authors, such as Shakespeare, and the long neglected (William Baldwin, Robert Aylett, Abiezer Coppe and Lawrence Clarkson).

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Product Description: Revised and Expanded Edition of The Secret of Shakespeare Reveals the full scope of Shakespeare's plays as sacred visionary dramas, illuminating the bard's greatest works and the man behind them • Reveals how, through the use of esoteric symbol and form, Shakespeare's plays mirror the inner drama of the journey of all souls• Conveys a heightened understanding of the plays through examining the theatrical rendering of their textsThrough his study of such plays as Hamlet, Othello, MacBeth, and King Lear, Lings supplies expert and inspiring guidance to the beautifully wrought words and worlds of William Shakespeare...read more

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9780892817177 | 4 revised edition (Inner Traditions, November 1, 1998), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Revised and Expanded Edition of The Secret of Shakespeare Reveals the full scope of Shakespeare's plays as sacred visionary dramas, illuminating the bard's greatest works and the man behind them • Reveals how, through the use of esoteric symbol and form, Shakespeare's plays mirror the inner drama of the journey of all souls• Conveys a heightened understanding of the plays through examining the theatrical rendering of their textsThrough his study of such plays as Hamlet, Othello, MacBeth, and King Lear, Lings supplies expert and inspiring guidance to the beautifully wrought words and worlds of William Shakespeare.

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Product Description: Book by BRYANT, James C.

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9780865541290 | Mercer Univ Pr, September 1, 1984, cover price $14.50 | About this edition: Book by BRYANT, James C.

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