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Writing on the Renaissance stage : written words, printed pages, metaphoric books

Author: Frederick Kiefer
Publisher: Newark : University of Delaware Press ; London ; Cranbury, NJ : Associated University Presses, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study of the written and printed word on the stage of Shakespeare and his contemporaries begins by considering the significance of writing and printing in Renaissance culture. Winner of the University of Delaware Press Shakespeare Studies Award, it focuses on the work of Erasmus and Luther, who shaped attitudes toward the written word, encouraged the growth of literacy, fostered the founding of schools, and
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kiefer, Frederick, 1945-
Writing on the Renaissance stage.
Newark : University of Delaware Press ; London ; Cranbury, NJ : Associated University Presses, ©1996
(OCoLC)605006980
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick Kiefer
ISBN: 0874135958 9780874135954
OCLC Number: 34282898
Description: 377 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Erasmus, Luther, and the Scriptural Word --
2. Written Words and Printed Books --
3. Ideology, Printing Press, and Stage --
4. Writing and Print as Figurative Language --
5. The Book of Conscience --
6. Conscience on the Stage --
7. The Book of Nature --
8. Nature on the Stage --
9. The Book of Fate --
10. Fate on the Stage --
Appendix 1. Elizabethan Literacy --
Appendix 2. Written and Printed Words on the Stage --
Appendix 3. The Pragmatic Value of Props Involving Writing and Print --
Appendix 4. Books and Written Materials as Symbols.
Responsibility: Frederick Kiefer.

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