Shakespearean Resurrection : : The Art of Almost Raising the Dead / / Sean Benson.

This engaging book demonstrates Shakespeare’s abiding interest in the theatrical potential of the Christian resurrection from the dead. In fourteen of Shakespeare’s plays, characters who have been lost, sometimes for years, suddenly reappear seemingly returning from the dead. In the classical recogn...

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Superior document:Title is part of eBook package: De Gruyter Penn State University Press Complete eBook-Package Pre-2014
Place / Publishing House:University Park, PA : : Penn State University Press, , [2022]
Year of Publication:2022
Series:Medieval & Renaissance Literary Studies
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Physical Description:1 online resource (229 p.)
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Table of Contents:
  • Frontmatter
  • INTRODUCTION Shakespeare’s Art of Almost Raising the Dead
  • ONE The Comedies: Recognition and Quasi Resurrection
  • TWO Failed Resurrections in Romeo and Juliet and Othello
  • THREE Cordelia’s Quasi Resurrection and Shakespearean Revision
  • FOUR The Limits of Stage Resurrection in Pericles and Cymbeline
  • FIVE Raising the Dead in The Winter’s Tale and The Tempest
  • APPENDIX Mock Resurrections