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The English Renaissance : 1500-1620

The English Renaissance : 1500-1620

Author: Andrew Hadfield
Publisher: Oxford : Blackwell, 2001.
Series: Blackwell guides to literature
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publView all editions and formats

This work guides students through the historical contexts, key figures, texts, themes and issues in 16th- and early 17th-century English literature, setting out the historical and cultural contexts  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Einführung
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Hadfield
ISBN: 0631220240 9780631220244 0631220232 9780631220237
OCLC Number: 231881489
Description: XXIII, 310 Seiten : Illustrationen.
Contents: Acknowledgements. List of Illustrations. Chronology. Introduction. A History of the English Renaissance. Political and Religious Developments. The British Isles. Exploration, Discovery, and Colonisation in the Americas. Writers. Roger Ascham (1515-68). Francis Bacon (1561-1626). John Bale (1495-1563). Alexander Barclay (1475?-1552). Thomas Campion (1567-1620). Elizabeth Cary (1585-1639). George Chapman (c. 1560-1634). Samuel Daniel (1562/3- 1619). Sir John Davies (1569-1626). Thomas Dekker (c. 1570-1632). John Donne (1572-1631). Michael Drayton (1563-1631). John Fletcher (1579-1625). John Florio (1553-1625). George Gascoigne (c. 1534-77). Barnaby Googe (1540-94). Robert Greene (c. 1558-92). Sir Fulke Greville, First Baron Brooke (1554-1628). Joseph Hall (1574-1656). Gabriel Harvey (1550?-1631). Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey (1517?-47). Ben Jonson (1572-1637). Thomas Kyd (1558-94). Aemilia Lanyer (1569-1645). John Lyly (1554?-1606). Christopher Marlowe (1564-93). John Marston (1576-1634). Thomas Middleton (c. 1580-1627). Thomas More (1477-1535). Thomas Nashe (1567-1601). Sir Walter Raleigh (1554-1618). William Shakespeare (1564-1616). Mary Sidney, Countess of Pembroke (1561-1621). Sir Philip Sidney (1554-86). John Skelton (1460?-1529). Edmund Spenser (1552?-1599). William Tyndale (1494?-1536). John Webster (c. 1580-c. 1634). Isabella Whitney (fl. 1567-73). Sir Thomas Wyatt (1503?-42). Key Texts. Sir Philip Sidney, An Apology for Poetry and George Puttenham (?), The Art of English Poetry. Sir Philip Sidney, The Arcadia. Sir Philip Sidney, Astrophil and Stella. Christopher Marlowe, Dr. Faustus. John Webster, The Duchess of Malfi. Ben Jonson, Every Man in his Humour. Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene. Thomas Norton and Thomas Sackville, Gorboduc, or Ferrex and Porrex. Ben Jonson, Poetry. A Mirror for Magistrates. William Shakespeare, Othello. William Shakespeare, Richard II. Thomas Dekker, The Shoemaker's Holiday. John Donne, Songs and Sonnets and Divine Poems. William Shakespeare, Sonnets. Thomas Kyd, The Spanish Tragedy. Christopher Marlowe, Tamburlaine the Great, parts one and two. William Shakespeare, The Tempest. Elizabeth Cary, The Tragedy of Miriam. Thomas Nashe, The Unfortunate Traveller. Thomas More, Utopia. Topics. Humanism, Education, Rhetoric, Genre Theory. Printing, Manuscript Circulation, and Censorship. Attitudes to Other Nations and Cultures. Women, Gender, and Queer Reading. The Stage. Current Issues in the criticism of Renaissance literature. Guide to Further Reading. Glossary. Index.
Series Title: Blackwell guides to literature
Responsibility: Andrew Hadfield.


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