A Companion to English Renaissance Literature and Culture

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Michael Hattaway
John Wiley & Sons, 08.11.2002 - 786 Seiten
This is a one volume, up-to-date collection of more than fifty wide-ranging essays which will inspire and guide students of the Renaissance and provide course leaders with a substantial and helpful frame of reference.

  • Provides new perspectives on established texts.
  • Orientates the new student, while providing advanced students with current and new directions.
  • Pioneered by leading scholars.
  • Occupies a unique niche in Renaissance studies.
  • Illustrated with 12 single-page black and white prints.

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Inhalt

Introduction
3
English Reformations
27
Platonism Stoicism Scepticism and Classical Imitation
44
History
58
The English Language of the Early Modern Period
71
Literacy and Education
95
The Literature of the Metropolis
119
Playhouses and the Role of Drama
133
Traditions of Complaint and Satire
367
Erotic Poems
392
Religious Verse
404
Donne and his Circle Ben and his Tribe
419
The Neglected Genres
442
Local and Customary Drama
464
Continuities between Medieval and Early Modern Drama
477
Women and Drama
499

The Writing of Travel
148
Translations of the Bible
165
John Lylys Campaspe
187
Kyds The Spanish Tragedy
206
Lanyers The Description of Cookham and Jonsons To Penshurst
224
Lancelot Andrewess Good Friday 1604 Sermon
241
Herberts The Elixir
249
The Critical Elegy
267
Theories of Literary Kinds
287
Pastoral
307
Epic
327
Making and Defending Renaissance Poetics
340
The Comedies of Ben Jonson and Thomas Middleton
513
Jacobean Tragedy
545
Scientific Writing
565
Theological Writings and Religious Polemic
589
Churchyard Cornwallis Florios
600
Letters
615
Identity
634
The Debate on Witchcraft
653
A Renaissance Category?
674
A Renaissance Category?
690
Index
709
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Über den Autor (2002)

Michael Hattaway is Professor of English Literature at the University of Sheffield. His many publications include Elizabethan Popular Theatre (1982) and he has edited plays by Shakespeare, Beaumont and Jonson. He is also the editor of The Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare's History Plays (2002), and co-editor of The Cambridge Companion to English Renaissance Drama (1990) and Shakespeare in the New Europe (1994).

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