Journals Higher Education



Published: 25 December 2018

176 Pages

8.0 x 5.3 inches

ISBN: 9780198801108

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Shakespeare and the Afterlife

John S. Garrison

Oxford Shakespeare Topics

  • Explores what happens after death within Shakespeare's work including his well-known plays and poems, as well as less frequently studied or performed works
  • Covers some of the most memorable moments in Shakespeare's plays: ghosts, witches, demons, and characters who seem to return from the dead
  • The first book-length study of the topic, synthesizing existing research on death, the supernatural, religion, and memory
  • At the intersection of religious studies and literary studies and tackles the enduring question: what happens after death?
  • Written in an accessible style that is ideal for students and teachers

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