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Author Britton, Dennis Austin, author.

Title Becoming Christian : race, reformation, and early modern English romance / Dennis Austin Britton.

Published New York : Fordham University Press, 2014.
©2014

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Physical description 1 online resource (272 pages) : illustrations
Series Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Not Turning the Ethiope White -- 1. "The Baptiz'd Race" -- 2. Ovidian Baptism in Book 2 of The Faerie Queene -- 3. Infidel Texts and Errant Sexuality: Translation, Reading, and Conversion in Harington's Orlando Furioso -- 4. Transformative and Restorative Romance: Re-'turning' Othello and the Location of Christian Identity -- 5. Reproducing Christians: Salvation, Race, and Gender on the Early Modern English Stage -- Afterword: A Political Afterlife of a Theology of Race and Conversion.
Summary Britton examines English translations of Calvin, treatises on the sacraments, catechisms, and sermons alongside works by Edmund Spenser, John Harington, William Shakespeare, John Fletcher, and Phillip Massinger. Through charting the intersections of race, Protestant theology, and literary form, the book intervenes in critical debates about the relationship between racial and religious identity in early modern England, as well as in discussions of the social implications of romance.
Other author JSTOR issuing body.
Subject English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.
Religion and literature -- England -- History -- 16th century.
Religion and literature -- England -- History -- 17th century.
Conversion in literature.
Christians in literature.
Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.
Electronic book.
ISBN 9780823260836 (ebook)
0823260836 (ebook)
9780823257171
0823257177
9780823257157
0823257150
9780823257140
0823257142
Standard Number 40023903879