Item description for Shakespeare the Papist (Sapientia Classics) by Peter Milward...
Overview Shakespeare wrote at a time when the Catholic faith was supressed in the British Isles. Yet, was Shakespeare a believing Catholic? In Fr. Milward's definitive study of this topic, he offers a resounding, Yes.
Publishers Description In these brief, readable, and insightful essays, Fr. Milward delves into the poetry of Hopkins and his central ideas on God the Trinity, the self, nature and people.
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Studio: Sapientia Press of Ave Maria University
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.5" Width: 5.62" Height: 0.91" Weight: 1.16 lbs.
Release Date Sep 15, 2005
Publisher Sapientia Press of Ave Maria University
ISBN 193258921X ISBN13 9781932589214
Availability 0 units.
More About Peter Milward
Peter Milward is a Jesuit priest, literary scholar, and author of a number of volumes on Shakespearean drama. He is professor emeritus of English literature at Sophia University in Tokyo, where he was director of the Renaissance Centre and for many years a leading figure in scholarship on English Renaissance literature.
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2 + 2 = 4 Sep 14, 2009
Admittedly, literary criticism and hstory don't have the same "proofs" as 2 =2 = 4; But Peter Milward has proved Shakespeare knew the people and the people who knew the Jesuits including Edmund Campanion, and wrote for the recusants persecuted during the English Reformation. He finds the evidence in Shakspeare's play and sonnets. Brillant. A nust read. Peter Milward, Oxford PhD, writes with evidence also from knowing and reasearching the Enlish history of the 16th and 17 century and has certainly convinced me. After years of research and reading 2 + 2 does = 4