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The Biblical Presence in Shakespeare, Milton, and Blake: A Comparative Study

Harold Fisch

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184898
eISBN:
9780191674372
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184898.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, Shakespeare Studies

In this book of the poetics of influence, the indebtedness of Shakespeare, Milton, and Blake to a common source, namely the Bible, becomes a powerful tool for displaying three fundamentally different ... More


Flos Campi

David Manning

in Vaughan Williams on Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.003.0083
Subject:
Music, History, Western

When Flos Campi was first produced two years ago, the composer discovered that most people were not sufficiently acquainted with the Vulgate (or perhaps even its English equivalent) to enable them to ... More


That Two‐Handed Engine and the Millennium at the Door

John Leonard

in Young Milton: The Emerging Author, 1620-1642

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199698707
eISBN:
9780191740756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698707.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

The two‐handed engine of Lycidas is not a winnowing fan (as recently argued by David Sansone) but more likely a threshing‐flail since flails (unlike fans or oars or sieves) smite the grain (not just ... More


Interlude Jacob and Esau

Simon Palfrey

in Poor Tom: Living "King Lear"

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226150642
eISBN:
9780226150789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226150789.003.0025
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This section considers the biblical tale of Isaac’s sons, Jacob and Esau, as a model for Edgar and Edmond. Shakespeare does not make each brother correspond to a single figure, but rather swaps and ... More


Introduction

Mark Leuchter

in Samuel and the Shaping of Tradition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199659340
eISBN:
9780191806612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199659340.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This book explores the literary depth and complexity created by the shaping of earlier sources concerning Samuel, the biblical figure known for his role in ancient Israel's transition from a tribal ... More


Samuel in Biblical and Extra-Biblical Perspective

Mark Leuchter

in Samuel and the Shaping of Tradition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199659340
eISBN:
9780191806612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199659340.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This conclusion discusses the implications of the previous chapters that address Samuel's diverse characteristics in earlier biblical sources, and how later writers read, interpreted, and applied the ... More


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