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Published: 25 February 2008

320 Pages | 5 black-and-white halftones

ISBN: 9780199212439

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The Invention of Suspicion

Law and Mimesis in Shakespeare and Renaissance Drama

Lorna Hutson

  • A deeply informed and lucidly argued study of early modern legal culture and drama by a leading scholar
  • Challenges fundamental critical premises that have dominated the criticism of English Renaissance drama in recent years
  • Analyzes a wide range of sixteenth century drama, including plays hardly ever studied