By Travis DeCook,Alan Galey
Why do Shakespeare and the English Bible appear to have an inherent courting with one another? How have those huge traditions within the background of the publication functioned as together reinforcing assets of cultural authority? How do fabric books and similar analyzing practices function particular websites of intersection among those textual traditions? This assortment makes an important intervention in our knowing of Shakespeare, the Bible, and the position of textual materiality within the building of cultural authority. Departing from traditional resource learn, it questions the usually naturalized hyperlinks among the Shakespearean and biblical corpora, studying as an alternative the traditionally contingent methods those hyperlinks were solid. the amount brings jointly major students in Shakespeare, e-book heritage, and the Bible as literature, whose essays converge at the query of Scripture as resource as opposed to Scripture as process—whether that scripture is biblical or Shakespearean—and in flip discover subject matters reminiscent of cultural authority, pedagogy, secularism, textual scholarship, and the materiality of texts. protecting an ancient span from Shakespeare’s post-Reformation period to present-day Northern eire, the quantity uncovers how Shakespeare and the Bible’s intertwined histories light up the long-lasting tensions among materiality and transcendence within the background of the book.
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Shakespeare, the Bible, and the Form of the Book: Contested Scriptures (Routledge Studies in Shakespeare) by Travis DeCook,Alan Galey