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Travel and drama in Shakespeare's time

Author: Jean-Pierre Maquerlot; Michèle Willems
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book explores interconnections between voyage narratives and travel plays in a period of intense foreign relations and the incipient colonization of the New World. Eminent Renaissance scholars from five countries use historical enquiry and textual analysis to offer new readings of narrative and dramatic texts, envisaged both in the context of the period and from the far-reaching perspective of Britain's
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; Englisch
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jean-Pierre Maquerlot; Michèle Willems
ISBN: 0521475007 9780521475006
OCLC Number: 33439048
Description: ix, 262 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction / Jean-Pierre Maquerlot and Michele Willems --
2. Foreign relations in Jacobean England: the Sherley brothers and the 'voyage of Persia' / Anthony Parr --
3. 'The naked and the dead': Elizabethan perceptions of Ireland / Andrew Hadfield --
4. The Elizabethans in Italy / Jonathan Bate --
5. Tragic form and the voyagers / Philip Edwards --
6. Nationality and language in Thomas Kyd's The Spanish Tragedy / J.R. Mulryne --
7. Marlowe's Argonauts / Yves Peyre --
8. Pirates and 'turning Turk' in Renaissance drama / Lois Potter --
9. The wrong end of the telescope / Brian Gibbons --
10. 'Travelling hopefully': the dramatic form of journeys in English Renaissance drama / Peter Holland --
11. 'Seeing things': Amazons and cannibals / Michael Hattaway --
12. Industrious Ariel and idle Caliban / Andrew Gurr --
13. The New World in The Tempest / Leo Salingar --
14. 'What's past is prologue': metatheatrical memory and transculturation in The Tempest / Gunter Walch.
Responsibility: edited by Jean-Pierre Maquerlot and Michèle Willems.
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