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Shakespeare and the play scripts of private prayer

Sullivan, Ceri 2020. Shakespeare and the play scripts of private prayer. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

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The first study of private prayers as play scripts, miniature fictions requiring the reader to enter, imaginatively, into an unfamiliar character, just as an actor might enter into her part An original approach that treats the prayers in Shakespeare's history plays as more than merely phatic or intensifiers Engages with hundreds of primary texts on how to pray, published during Shakespeare's working life Reconstructs the culture of private devotion, inviting the reader to see the world through the eyes of an early modern Protestant at prayer

Item Type: Book
Book Type: Authored Book
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: English, Communication and Philosophy
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198857310
Last Modified: 11 Nov 2020 10:45

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