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<COMPOSITOR>contents page vii Contents Introduction: Shakespeare and the Reformation Dennis Taylor 1. The Comedy of Errors and The Calumny of Apelles: An Exercise in Source Study Richard Dutton 2. "Obsequious Laments": Mourning and Communal Memory in Shakespeare's Richard III Katharine Goodland 3. Oxford University and Love's Labour's Lost Clare Asquith 4. Shakespeare's Religious Background Revisited: Richard II in a New Context Jean-Christophe-Mayer 5. Sacral and Sacramental Kingship in the Lancastrian Tetralogy Timothy Rosendale 6. Mocking Oldcastle: Notes Toward Exploring a Possible Catholic Presence in Shakespeare's Henriad Gary D. Hamilton 7. Shakespeare's Fairy Dance with Religio-Political Controversy in The Merry Wives of Windsor Regina M. Buccola 8. Catholic and Protestant, Jesuit and Jew: Historical Religion in The Merchant of Venice John Klause 9. This Side of Purgatory: Ghostly Fathers and the Recusant Legacy in Hamlet John Freeman 10. Wittenberg and Melancholic Allegory: The Reformation and Its Discontents in Hamlet JENNIFER RUST 11. The Accent and Gait of Christians: Hamlet's Puritan Style R. CHRIS HASSEL JR. 12. Shakespeare on Monastic Life: Nuns and Friars in Measure for Measure David Beauregard 13. Helena and the Reformation Problem of Merit in All's Well That Ends Well Maurice Hunt 14. Paris Is Worth a Mass: All's Well That Ends Well and the Wars of Religion Lisa Hopkins 15. Blasphemous Preacher: Iago and the Reformation Richard Mallette 16. Love and Lies: Marital Truth-Telling, Catholic Casuistry, and Othello Paula McQuade Notes on Contributors Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Religion, Christianity and literature England History 16th century, Christianity and literature England History 17th century, Christian drama, English History and criticism, Catholics England History 16th century, Catholics England History 17th century, Drama Religious aspects Christianity, England Church history 16th century, England Church history 17th century, Religion in literature