Spiritual Shakespeares

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .

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Subjects:

  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Religion,
  • Spiritual life in literature,
  • Spirituality in literature

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementedited by Ewan Fernie.
SeriesAccents on Shakespeare
ContributionsFernie, Ewan, 1971-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR3011 .S65 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationv. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3393862M
ISBN 100415319668, 0415319676, 0203625498
LC Control Number2005004410

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