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Re: Associated University Presses
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 10.1807  Saturday, 23 October 1999.

From:           Dave Kathman <
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Date:           Thursday, 21 Oct 1999 23:22:27 -0600
Subject: 10.1786 Associated University Presses New Releases
Comment:        Re: SHK 10.1786 Associated University Presses New Releases

Hardy Cook wrote:

>Dear SHAKSPEReans,
>
>Tuesday, I got a mailing from Associated University Presses about some
>new releases. To my pleasure, I noted that many were by SHAKSPEReans,
>related to recent discussions on SHAKSPER, or of general interest to the
>SHAKSPER membership, so I am reproducing below the descriptions of

[snip]

>*********
>BIBLICAL REFERENCES IN SHAKESPEARE'S PLAYS
>
>NASEEB SHAHEEN
>
>The hundreds of biblical references In Shakespeare's plays give ample
>evidence that he was well acquainted with Scripture. Not only Is the
>range of his biblical references Impressive, but also the aptness with
>which he makes them. Hamlet and Othello each have more than fifty
>biblical references. No study of Shakespeare's plays Is complete that
>Ignores Shakespeare's use of Scripture.

[snip]

I just got my copy of Shaheen's book in the mail today from AUP.  It's a
wonderfully complete work which will not be surpassed for a long time,
if ever.  It's already got a prominent place on my shelf of Shakespeare
reference books.

Dave Kathman

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