Biographical truth : the representation of historical persons in Tudor-Stuart writing (Book, 1984) [WorldCat.org]
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Biographical truth : the representation of historical persons in Tudor-Stuart writing

Author: Judith H Anderson
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judith H Anderson
ISBN: 0300030851 9780300030853
OCLC Number: 9762123
Description: ix, 243 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Biographical truth --
Bede: conventions of portrayal --
Cavendish: patterns without meaning --
Roper: deliberated design and designer --
Walton: likeness and truth --
pt. 2. More's Richard III: history and biography --
Shakespeare's Richard III: the metamorphosis of biographical truth to fiction --
Shakespeare's Henry VIII: the changing relation of truth to fiction --
pt. 3. Bacon's theory of life-writing: "true history" and equivocal truth --
Bacon's Henry VII: "WHAT is truth? said jesting Pilate": caught in a cobweb of words.
Responsibility: Judith H. Anderson.

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