Renaissance Drama

An Anthology of Plays and Entertainments

Author: Arthur F. Kinney

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 9780631208037

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 744

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This pioneering collection of non-Shakespearean Renaissance drama covers the full sweep of dramatic performances. Newly edited from manuscript and quarto, all the major playwrights are here as well as new dramatic scripts and plays published for the first time. No single period has been more complex and colourful than the Renaissance and this anthology shows the age recording itself in the most powerful body of dramatic works England has produced. Offers a pioneering collection of eighteen works of non-Shakespearean Renaissance drama, Elizabethan and Jacobean. Covers the full sweep of dramatic performances, including State progresses and Court masques. Provides an introduction that recalls the cultural history of the Shakespearean age in Early Modern England.
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The Christian Tradition in English Literature

Author: Paul Cavill

Publisher: Zondervan Academic

ISBN: 0310861357

Category: Religion

Page: 512

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Features:• Wide chronological coverage of English literature, especially texts found in the Norton, Oxford, Blackwell and other standard anthologies• Short, punchy essays that engage with the texts, the critics, and literary and social issues• Background and survey articles• Glossaries of Bible themes, images and narratives• Annotated bibliography and questions for class discussion or personal reflection• Scholarly yet accessible, jargon-free approach – ideal for school and university students, book groups and general readersCreated for readers who may be unfamiliar with the Bible, church history or theological development, it offers an understanding of Christianity’s key concepts, themes, images and characters as they relate to English literature up to the present day.
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Passionate Playgoing in Early Modern England

Author: Allison P. Hobgood

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107041287

Category: Drama

Page: 244

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Passionate Playgoing in Early Modern England examines the emotional effect of stage performance on the minds of the early modern theatre audience.
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English Renaissance Drama

Author: Peter Womack

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470779845

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 336

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The book considers the London theatrical culture which took shape in the 1570s and came to an end in 1642. Places emphasis on those plays that are readily available in modern editions and can sometimes to be seen in modern productions, including Shakespeare. Provides students with the historical, literary and theatrical contexts they need to make sense of Renaissance drama. Includes a series of short biographies of playwrights during this period. Features close analyses of more than 20 plays, each of which draws attention to what makes a particular play interesting and identifies relevant critical questions. Examines early modern drama in terms of its characteristic actions, such as cuckolding, flattering, swaggering, going mad, and rising from the dead.
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Romanticism

An Anthology

Author: Duncan Wu

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118256573

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 1656

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This new edition of the groundbreaking Romanticism: AnAnthology is the only book of its kind to contain completetexts of a wide range of Romantic works, including Blake's Songsof Innocence and of Experience, The Marriage of Heaven andHell, and Urizen; Wordsworth and Coleridge's LyricalBallads (1798); Wordsworth's Two-Part Prelude; early andrevised versions of Coleridge's 'The Eolian Harp', 'This Lime-TreeBower my Prison', 'Frost at Midnight', and 'The Ancient Mariner';Shelley's Prometheus Unbound, Epipsychidion andAdonais; Byron's Childe Harold's Pilgrimage Canto IIIand Don Juan Dedication and Cantos I and II; and Keats'sOdes, the two Hyperions, Lamia,Isabella and The Eve of St Agnes. It also carriesexplanatory annotations and author headnotes. Updated toincorporate the latest scholarly findings, it remains the essentialtext on Romanticism. Don Juan Dedication and Cantos I and II; and Keats'sOdes, the two Hyperions, Lamia,Isabella and The Eve of St Agnes. It also carriesexplanatory annotations and author headnotes. Updated toincorporate the latest scholarly findings, it remains the essentialtext on Romanticism. Includes all texts from the third edition, with theaddition of Keats's Isabella and Shelley'sEpipsychidion, as well as a selection of the poems of WalterScott Includes a wider and deeper selection of texts by the Big Sixmale poets (Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Keats, Byron and Shelley)than any competing volume Includes a generous range of texts by female Romanticpoets All editorial materials, including annotations, authorheadnotes, and prefatory materials, have been revised for the newedition The only book to contain complete texts, edited for this volumefrom manuscript and early printed sources by Wu, along withexplanatory annotations and author headnotes Contains everything teachers and students require for anin-depth survey of the principal writings to emerge from theBritish Romantic period The most widely-used teaching anthology in the field in theUK Companion website features a dynamic timeline detailingsignificant events of the romantic period and providing images,suggestions for further reading and useful links to other onlineresources: ahref="http://www.romanticismanthology.com/"www.romanticismanthology.com/a
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Edinburgh Companion to Shakespeare and the Arts

Author: Mark Thornton Burnett

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

ISBN: 0748649344

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 588

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This authoritative and innovative volume explores the place of Shakespeare in relation to a wide range of artistic practices and activities, past and present.
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Irish Literature 1750-1900

An Anthology

Author: Julia M. Wright

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: N.A

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 586

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Over the past twenty years, interest in Irish literature has risen dramatically across the globe. Irish Literature, 1750–1900: An Anthology presents in one volume the rich body of Irish writing between the Enlightenment and Modernism. This expansive anthology offers full texts of short plays, fiction, and poetry by a wide selection of prominent writers, including Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Maria Edgeworth, Thomas Moore, James Clarence Mangan, Samuel Ferguson, Lady Jane Wilde, and Oscar Wilde. It features a selection of collaboratively authored works by the Edgeworths, the Banims, and the Kavanaghs, as well as excerpts from collaborative publications such as Paddy’s Resource and The Nation. Special attention is paid to the work of Ireland's women writers, as well as a number of Ulster poets and writers who emigrated to North America during this period. Designed specifically for classroom use, this essential resource offers a variety of helpful features for students, including a chronology of historical events and major literary works of the era.
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