Religion in King John: Shakespeare's View

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Dokumentart: Article
Date: 1991
Source: Connotations ; 00102,140
Language: English
Faculty: 5 Philosophische Fakultät
Department: Anglistik, Amerikanistik
DDC Classifikation: 820 - English and Old English literatures
Keywords: Religion , Begierde , Shakespeare, William / King John
Other Keywords:
Religion , Greed , The Troublesome Raigne of John , King John , King of England , Shakespeare, William
ISBN: 0939-5482
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In this essay, the author contrasts The Troublesome Raigne of John (1591) and Shakespeare's King John. He argues that Shakespeare makes the religious issue all important by showing us how a corrupting by "commodity" underlies the troubles of King John and his times - and by implication those of the 16th century also.

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