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Reading Shakespeare's Will: The Theology of Figure from Augustine to the Sonnets
The most influential treatments of Shakespeare's Sonnets have ignored the impact of theology on his poetics, examining instead the poet's "secular" emphasis on psychology and subjectivity. "Reading Shakespeare's Will" offers the first systematic account of the theology behind the poetry. Investigating the poetic stakes of Christianity's efforts to assimilate Jewish scriptu ...more
Paperback, 384 pages
Published January 30th 2002 by Columbia University Press
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