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Shoulson, Jeffrey S
Fictions of conversion : Jews, Christians, and cultures of change in early modern England / Jeffrey S. Shoulson
University of Pennsylvania Press : Philadelphia, c2013
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 4th Floor  PR438.R45 S56 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism
Christianity and other religions -- Judaism -- History -- 17th century
Religion and literature -- England -- History -- 17th century
Jews in literature -- History and criticism
Conversion in literature -- History -- 17th century
Culture conflict in literature -- History -- 17th century
Hebrew literature -- Appreciation -- England
Jews -- Conversion to Christianity
Physical Description 263 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [231]-253) and index
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
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