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Author Shoulson, Jeffrey S.

Title Fictions of conversion : Jews, Christians, and cultures of change in early modern England / Jeffrey S. Shoulson
Edition First edition
Published University of Pennsylvania Press : Philadelphia, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource (263 pages)
Contents Introduction -- "The Jews perverted and the Gentiles converted": confessions and conversos -- "Thy people shall be my people": typology, gender, and biblical converts -- "The meaning, not the name I call": converting the Bible and Homer -- Alchemies of conversion: Shakespeare, Jonson, Vaughan, and the science of Jewish transmutation -- Conversion and enthusiasm: radical religion and the poetics of Paradise regained
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [231]-253) and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Christianity and other religions -- Judaism -- History -- 17th century.
Conversion in literature -- History -- 17th century.
Culture conflict in literature -- History -- 17th century.
English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.
Hebrew literature -- Appreciation -- England.
Jews in literature -- History and criticism.
Jews -- Conversion to Christianity.
Religion and literature -- England -- History -- 17th century.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0812208196 (electronic bk.)
9780812208191 (electronic bk.)
(hardcover : alk. paper)
(hardcover : alk. paper)