Shakespeare and Religion: Essays of Forty Years, Volume 7

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Routledge, Oct 8, 2013 - Literary Collections - 392 pages
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First Published in 2002. Part of the G.Wilson Knight collection, the essays included in this volume constitute a fairly consistent record of his attempts over a period of some forty years to explore the deeper significances of Shakespearian poetry and drama.

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Contents

I INTRODUCTION
1
II BRUTUS AND CASSIUS 1927
39
Ill THE POET AND IMMORTALITY 1928
43
IV ROMANTIC FRIENDSHIP 1929
53
V MYSTIC SYMBOLISM 1931
65
VI JESUS AND SHAKESPEARE 1934
69
VII ON HENRY VIII 1936
75
VIII THE MAKING OF MACBETH 1936
83
XV NEW DIMENSIONS IN SHAKESPEARIAN INTERPRETATION 1959
197
XVI TIMON OF ATHENS AND ITS DRAMATIC DESCENDANTS 1961
211
XVII THE TRAGIC ENIGMA 1964
223
XVIII SHAKESPEARE AND RELIGION 1964
227
XIX SHAKESPEARE AND THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE 1964
241
XX NEW LIGHT ON THE SONNETS 1964
253
XXI C B PURDOMS SHAKESPEARIAN THEORY 1964
267
XXII SHAKESPEARE AND THE SUPERNATURAL 1964
281

IX ST GEORGE AND THE DRAGON composed 1940
91
X FROM THIS SCEPTRED ISLE 1941
113
XI FOUR PILLARS OF WISDOM 1941
119
XII SHAKESPEARES WORLD 1942
133
A STUDY OF APU OLLANTAY 1947
139
XIV THE AVENGING MIND 1948
181
XXIII CHRISTIAN DOCTRINE 1965
293
XXIV SYMBOLISM 1966
305
APPENDIXES
319
INDEXES
365
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G. Wilson Knight Emeritus Professor of English Literature in the University of Leeds Formerly Chancellors’ Professor of English at Trinity College, Toronto

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