Early Modern Drama and the Bible : Contexts and Readings, 1570-1625 Hardback
Edited by Adrian Streete
Part of the Early Modern Literature in History series
Early modern drama is steeped in biblical language, imagery and stories.
This collection examines the pervasive presence of scripture on the early modern stage.
Exploring plays by writers such as Shakespeare, Marlowe, Middleton, and Webster, the contributors show how theatre offers a site of public and communal engagement with the Bible.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 267 pages, XI, 267 p.
- Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
- Publication Date: 27/10/2011
- Category: Literary studies: c 1500 to c 1800
- ISBN: 9780230301092