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Review: Hamlet in Purgatory

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Sometimes unnecessarily dragging and - although I can see some of the justification for it - a large part of the initial chapters seemed to be labouring a point. Having said that, it sure takes you on ... Read full review

Review: Hamlet in Purgatory

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This book is much more academic than his other books I've read, Will in the World and The Swerve. Not being an academic myself, it was a slog. However, if theology is your field this would be a good book. Read full review

Review: Hamlet in Purgatory

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I'm always a bit sceptical when it comes to New Historicist and Cultural Materialist readings of Shakespeare however, I found Greenblatt's work here both fascinating and enlightening. The first few ... Read full review

Review: Hamlet in Purgatory

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I really enjoyed this book. It offered a fascinating look into the history of and the Early Modern period's anxieties about Purgatory. It also offered an excellent look at the way Shakespeare goes ... Read full review


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