Guilty Creatures : Renaissance Poetry and the Ethics of Authorship. (eBook, 2001) [WorldCat.org]
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Guilty Creatures : Renaissance Poetry and the Ethics of Authorship.

Author: Dennis Kezar
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A study of how poets treat the theme of killing and other depravities in Renaissance poetry. Among the poems used to explore the concept of authorial guilt raised by violent representations, are Skelton's "Phyllyp Sparowe", Spenser's "Faerie Queene", and Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar."
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dennis Kezar
ISBN: 9780195349528 0195349520 9780199753376 0199753377
OCLC Number: 476023069
Description: 1 online resource (279 pages)
Contents: Contents; Introduction: The Renaissance Killing Poem; ONE: Courting Heresy and Taking the Subject: John Skelton's Precedent; TWO: Spenser and the Poetics of Indiscretion; THREE: The Properties of Shakespeare's Globe; FOUR: The Witch of Edmonton and the Guilt of Possession; FIVE: Samson's Death by Theater and Milton's Art of Dying; SIX: Guilt and the Constitution of Authorship in Henry V and the Antitheatrical Elegies of W.S. and Milton; Notes; Index.

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A study of how poets treat the theme of killing and other depravities in Renaissance poetry. Among the poems used to explore the concept of authorial guilt raised by violent representations, are  Read more...

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... exciting ... Kezar's book opens a new line of ethically and religiously informed criticism. * Shakespeare Quarterly *

 
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