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The Bible in Shakespeare

Hannibal Hamlin

  • The first major critical study of Shakespeare's biblical allusion
  • Reveals the full extent of Shakespeare's reading in and thinking about the Bible
  • Studies the place of the Bible in English Renaissance culture through the lens of its greatest writer
  • Advances our understanding of the practice of allusion in literary, especially dramatic, works
  • Offers original and challenging interpretations of Shakespeare's plays
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