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Author Sokol, B. J.

Title Shakespeare and tolerance / B.J. Sokol
Published Cambridge, UK : Cambridge University Press, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 244 pages)
Contents Shakespeare, jokes, humour, and tolerance -- Shakespeare, gender, and tolerance -- Shakespeare, tolerance, and nationality -- Shakespeare, tolerance, and religion -- 'Race', part one -- 'Race', part two: Shakespeare and slavery -- Afterword: tolerance as a species of love
Summary Analyses early modern attitudes to tolerance, including religion, race, humour and sexuality, as they occur in Shakespeare's poems and plays
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Knowledge -- Sociology
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Political and social views.
Ethnic relations in literature.
Interpersonal relations in literature.
Race relations in literature.
Religious tolerance in literature.
Social interaction in literature.
Toleration in literature.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0511464649 (electronic bk.)
0511465386 (electronic bk.)
9780511464645 (electronic bk.)
9780511465383 (electronic bk.)