Review of The rest is silence : death as annihilation in the English Renaissance, by Watson, R. N.
Marshall, Peter, 1964 October 26- (1996) Review of The rest is silence : death as annihilation in the English Renaissance, by Watson, R. N. Sixteenth Century Journal, Vol.27 (No.2). pp. 614-616. ISSN 0361-0160Full text not available from this repository.
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Was Shakespeare an atheist? Robert N.Watson would have us believe so, or rather he would have us believe that Shakespeare both exemplifies and epitomizes the anguish of a society wrestling at all levels with a profound skepticism about the orthodox Christian perception of an afterlife; indeed, a society in which Christianity itself exercised a contingent and endangered hegemony. [...]
|Item Type:||Book Review|
|Subjects:||B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BT Doctrinal Theology
D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain
|Divisions:||Faculty of Arts > History|
|Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH):||Renaissance -- England, Future life|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Sixteenth Century Journal|
|Publisher:||Sixteenth Century Journal Publishers, Inc.|
|Book Title:||The Rest is Silence: Death as Annihilation in the English Renaissance|
|Page Range:||pp. 614-616|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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