The Trial of Man: Christianity and Judgment in the World of Shakespeare
In a study of Shakespeare's frequent use of trials or other scenes conveying judgment, Bernthal shows how paying careful attention to the Elizabethan religious and legal context in which Shakespeare lived illuminates many of his most famous works. Advertising.
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Henry VI Part
Hamlet and the Limits of Human Judgment
Trial as Political Theater
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