Item description for The Trial of Man: Christianity and Judgment in the World of Shakespeare by Craig A. Bernthal...
Shakespeare often used trials or other scenes in which his characters are subjected to some sort of judgment---especially divine judgment---to convey the meaning of his plays. In The Trial of Man: Christianity and Judgment in the World of Shakespeare, Craig A. Bernthal, a lawyer and Shakespeare scholar, shows how paying careful attention to the Elizabethan religious and legal context in which Shakespeare lived illuminates many of his most famous works Written for the lay reader, The Trial of Man is a captivating synthesis of literary, historical, and legal scholarship.
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Release Date Sep 15, 2007
Publisher Intercollegiate Studies Institute
ISBN 1933859482 ISBN13 9781933859484