The unheard prayer : religious toleration in Shakespeare's drama /
Repeatedly Shakespeare dramatizes one who prays when no one is listening, interested, or even there. This study reads the scenario parallel to early modern anxieties surrounding prayer itself, suggesting a vision of religious syncretism Shakespeare imagines for his world.
Leiden ; Boston :
|Series:||Studies in religion and the arts ;
v. 6. |
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Table of Contents:
- Here our prayer: oppositional praying in Titus Andronicus
- "Behold the window of my heart", poems and unheard prayers in Love's labour's lost
- Outpraying prayers in Richard II
- Confessing Claudius: sovereignty, fraternity & isolation at the heart of Hamlet
- An economy of prayer: All's well that ends well
- "Thou pray'st thy gods in vain": King Lear
- "Such a peace": answered prayer in Shakespeare's "late plays"