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What did the Reformation do for Shakespeare?

June 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Free

Dr Tom Rutter examines the impact of the Reformation on the drama of Shakespeare and his contemporaries.

Learn about how the depiction of the Ghost in Hamlet engages with changing beliefs about Purgatory, how Falstaff in Henry IV started out as a Lollard martyr, and the damnation of Doctor Faustus.

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Details

Date:
June 7
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Organisers

Sheffield Libraries
500 Reformations

Venue

Ecclesall Library
20 Ecclesall Road
Sheffield, S11 9PL United Kingdom
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Phone:
0114 203 7222