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George Peele

Author: David M Bevington
Publisher: Farnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2011.
Series: University wits.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Looks at the literary achievement of George Peele, dramatist and author, who was born in London some time around 1556-8, was educated at Oxford, and returned to London to become a prolific writer  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Named Person: George Peele; George Peele; George Peele
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David M Bevington
ISBN: 9780754628569 0754628566
OCLC Number: 663442348
Description: xxix, 469 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction; Part 1 Lord Mayor's Pageants, Court Entertainments, Occasional Poems: Entertainments for court and city, A.R. Braunmuller; ' Many a Herdsman more disposde to morne': Peele, Campion, and the Portugal expedition, Hugh Gazzard.; Part 2 The Arraignment of Paris: Gifts and reasons: the context of Peele's The Araygnment of Paris, Louis Adrian Montrose; The triumph of chastity: form and meaning in The Arraignment of Paris, Andrew von Hendy; Section on The Arraignment of Paris, Hallett Smith; Elizabethan epideictic drams: praise and blame in the plays of Peele and Lyly, R. Headlam Wells.; Part 3 The Old Wives Tale: The Protestant context of George Peele's 'pleasant conceited' Old Wives Tale, Frank Ardolino; Homely matter and multiple plots in Peele's Old Wives Tale, John D. Cox; 'Seeing is believing': action and narration in The Old Wives Tale and The Winter's Tale, Philip Edwards; Old wives' tales, George Peele, and narrative abjection, Mary Ellen Lamb; 'Soft, who have we here?': the dramatic technique of The Old Wives Tale, Joan Marx; The hearth and the cell: art in The Old Wives Tale, Susan T Viguers.; Part 4 The Battle of Alcazar: The Battle of Alcazar, David Bradley; Moors, villainy and The Battle of Alcazar, Peter Hyland; The Battle of Alcazar, Eldred Jones.; Part 5 Edward I; Edward I: in peace triumphant, fortunate in wars, A.R. Braunmuller.; Part 6 David and Bathsheba: Peele's David and Bathsheba: reconsidering Biblical drama of the long 1590s, Annaliese Connolly; The House of David in Renaissance drama: a comparative study, Inga-Stina Ewbank; 'What words, what looks, what wonders?': language and spectacle in the theatre of George Peele, Inge-Stina Ewbank.; Part 7 Peele and Titus Andronicus: Mutius: an obstacle removed in Titus Andronicus, Brian Boyd; Index.
Series Title: University wits.
Responsibility: edited by David Bevington.

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