Killing Physicians: Shakespeare's Blind Heroes and Reformation Saints

Killing Physicians: Shakespeare's Blind Heroes and Reformation Saints

by John J Norton

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Overview

Killing Physicians: Shakespeare's Blind Heroes and Reformation Saints is intended give its reader a street-level perspective of Shakespeare’s great tragedies and late plays.

Diving into the social and theological tensions alive in sixteenth-century London neighborhoods, this book uncovers what may have been Shakespeare’s answer to a world fraught with political and religious controversy.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781945978494
Publisher: New Reformation Publications
Publication date: 01/06/2018
Pages: 204
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.43(d)

About the Author

John J. Norton, PhD, is professor and chair of the English department at Concordia University Irvine. His career as a Shakespeare scholar began at Sheffield Hallam University where he worked with Lisa Hopkins (Shakespeare on the Edge: Border-Crossing Tragedies and the Henriad and Beginning Shakespeare). Norton has researched Shakespeare's cultural influence all over the world, but his greatest passion involves enticing undergraduates at Concordia University to read and appreciate the great Bard.

Table of Contents

Introduction



Chapter 1: Hamlet



Chapter 2: The Tempest



Chapter 3: King Lear



Chapter 4: Henry VIII



Chapter 5: Othello



Chapter 6: The Winter’s Tale



Chapter 7: Cymbeline. 143



Conclusion



Notes



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