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Italian culture in the drama of Shakespeare & his contemporaries : rewriting, remaking, refashioning

Author: Michele Marrapodi
Publisher: Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2007.
Series: Anglo-Italian Renaissance studies series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The essays collected here reconsider the pervasive influence of Italian culture, literature and traditions on early modern English drama. The volume focuses strongly on Shakespeare but also includes contributions on Marston, Middleton, Ford, Brome, Aretino, and other early modern dramatists.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michele Marrapodi
ISBN: 9780754655046 0754655040
OCLC Number: 123029653
Description: xiii, 286 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction : Appropriating Italy : towards a new approach to Renaissance drama / Michele Marrapodi --
Pastoral jazz from the writ to the liberty / Louise George Clubb --
Harlequin/harlotry in Henry IV, part one / Frances K. Barasch --
The mirror of all Christian courtiers : Castiglione's Cortegiano as a source for Henry V / Adam Max Cohen --
Shakespeare's romantic Italy : novelistic, theatrical, and cultural transactions in the comedies / Michele Marrapodi --
Virtuosity and mimesis in the Commedia dell'arte and Hamlet / Robert Henke --
Gascoigne's Supposes : Englishing Italian 'error' and adversarial reading practices / Jill Phillips Ingram --
'At the cubiculo' : Shakespeare's problems with Italian language and culture / Keir Elam --
Between myth and fact : The merchant of Venice as docu-drama / J. R. Mulryne --
Harington, Troilus and Cressida, and the poets' war / Lisa Hopkins --
Shakespeare's dreams, sprites, and the recognition game / Nina daVinci Nichols --
Re-make/re-model : Marston's The malcontent and Guarinian tragicomedy / Jason Lawrence --
Shakespeare and Venice / John Drakakis --
'As if a man were author of himself' : the (re-)fashioning of the Oedipal hero from Plutarch's Martius to Shakespeare's Coriolanus / Claudia Corti --
'The strongest oaths are straw' : ritual inversion in Shakespeare's The tempest / Victoria Scala Wood --
Learning to spy : The tempest as Italianate disguised-duke play / Michael J. Redmond --
The courtesan revisited : Thomas Middleton, Pietro Aretino, and sex-phobic criticism / Celia R. Daileader --
The music of words, from madrigal to drama and beyond : Shakespeare foreshadowing an operatic technique / Giorgio Melchiori.
Series Title: Anglo-Italian Renaissance studies series.
Responsibility: edited by Michele Marrapodi.
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