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Hamlet’s Alchemy: Transubstantiation, Modernity, Belief
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Paul Ferguson

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 Posted: Sat May 4th, 2013 08:25 am
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"This essay addresses the history of disputes over the physics of transubstantiation in order to dispute the historicity of skepticism that is typically applied to the treatment of the Eucharist in Hamlet. It then turns to the way that Hamlet’s pondering of the nature of physical change also touches on alchemy, whose own theories of material change are inextricable from medieval and early modern theories of Eucharistic transformation."

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