Drama and the Sacraments in Sixteenth-Century England

Indelible Characters

  • Authors
  • David Coleman

Part of the Early Modern Literature in History book series (EMLH)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. David Coleman
    Pages 1-10
  3. David Coleman
    Pages 60-90
  4. David Coleman
    Pages 111-130
  5. David Coleman
    Pages 131-133
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 134-180

About this book


This is the first book-length study of the relationship between early modern drama and sacramental ritual and theology. It examines dramatic forms, such as morality plays. Offering new insights into the religious practices on which early modern subjectivity is founded. Coleman offers radical new ways of reading canonical Renaissance plays.


England reform reformation Renaissance William Shakespeare

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