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Last Things and Last Plays: Shakespearean Eschatology

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In this first sustained examination of Cymbeline, The Winter’s Tale, Pericles, and The Tempest in the context of English Renaissance discussions of death, judgment, and afterlife, Cynthia Marshall contends that the late plays of Shakespeare represent the active concerns of a culture heavily imbued with apocalypticism.

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Hardcover, 160 pages
Published July 15th 1991 by Southern Illinois University Press
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