Shakespeare"s God
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Shakespeare"s God the role of religion in the tragedies. by Ivor Morris

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Published by Allen and Unwin in London .
Written in English



  • England


  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Tragedies,
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Religion,
  • Christianity and literature -- England -- History -- 16th century,
  • Christian drama, English -- History and criticism,
  • Religion in literature,
  • Tragedy

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 481-491.

LC ClassificationsPR2983 .M6
The Physical Object
Pagination3-496 p.
Number of Pages496
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5333492M
ISBN 100048220337
LC Control Number72186710

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