Fictions of conversion : Jews, Christians, and cultures of change in early modern England

Shoulson, Jeffrey S

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  • Creator Jeffrey S. Shoulson
  • Format Books
  • Publication First edition. University of Pennsylvania Press : Philadelphia, [2013] ©2013
  • Physical Details
    • 263 pages ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9780812244823, 0812244826
  • OCLC ocn822229951


  • Includes bibliographical references (pages [231]-253) and index.


  • 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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