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Patrons and Performance: Early Tudor Household Revels

Suzanne R. Westfall

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198128809
eISBN:
9780191671708
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198128809.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This book is the first to examine early Tudor theatre specifically from the perspective of the great households of England. The aristocrats of the sixteenth century commissioned, funded, and staged ... More


Wanting Voices

Paul Davis

in Translation and the Poet's Life: The Ethics of Translating in English Culture, 1646-1726

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199297832
eISBN:
9780191711572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297832.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter explores the association between translating and exile, with reference to two royalist poets ‘exiled’ in differing senses during the Interregnum: John Denham and Henry Vaughan. ... More


Saintly Desire? Same‐Sex Relations in Ælfric's Lives of Saints

David Clark

in Between Medieval Men: Male Friendship and Desire in Early Medieval English Literature

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199558155
eISBN:
9780191721342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558155.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, Anglo-Saxon / Old English Literature

The ninth chapter moves into Old English prose literature to study the interaction of different constructions of homosocial desire in Ælfric's Lives of Saints, where same‐sex relations are depicted ... More


Sotto benda: Gender in the Lyrics of Dante and Guittone d'Arezzo (With a Brief Excursus on Cecco D'Ascoli)

Teodolinda Barolini

in Dante and the Origins of Italian Literary Culture

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823227037
eISBN:
9780823241019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823227037.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Dante's poetic apprenticeship, both formal and ideological, occurred while he was a writer of lyric poems. The ninety or so lyrics that Dante wrote harbor the wellsprings of his ideological ... More


Love: As You Like It

Andy Mousley

in Re-Humanising Shakespeare: Literary Humanism, Wisdom and Modernity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623181
eISBN:
9780748652211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623181.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter investigates the intimate connection in As You Like It between living well and loving well. As You Like It (1599–1600) presents a variety of subaltern custodians of the human. The ... More


All in the Family: Consanguinity, Marriage, and Property

Ruth Perry

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 2: English and British Fiction 1750-1820

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199574803
eISBN:
9780191869747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199574803.003.0022
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter argues that the plots and characters of eighteenth-century English fiction can be illuminated by an awareness of property law and the customary disposition of property within families. ... More


Conclusion The Fates of Antifascism

Alan M. Wald

in Trinity of Passion: The Literary Left and the Antifascist Crusade

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807830758
eISBN:
9781469603285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882368_wald.12
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter concludes that writers had to come to terms with the formidable task of realizing their artistic potential amidst the contending claims of economic survival, the needs and ... More


Introduction: Friendship, Gender, Politics

Penelope Anderson

in Friendship's Shadows: Women's Friendship and the Politics of Betrayal in England, 1640–1705

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748655823
eISBN:
9780748676620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748655823.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This introductory chapter first sets out the book's purpose, which is to offer different ways of looking both at what was — the figurations of loyalty and betrayal; the relations of gender and ... More


Indemnity for Enemies, Oblivion for Friends: Changing Political Allegiances in the English Civil Wars

Penelope Anderson

in Friendship's Shadows: Women's Friendship and the Politics of Betrayal in England, 1640–1705

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748655823
eISBN:
9780748676620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748655823.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter considers four writers who exhibit varying degrees of success in manipulating the meanings of shifting alliances. The prose polemicist Marchamont Nedham seems to flourish directly in ... More


College Spirit: Expressing Loyalty and Rivalry

Simon J. Bronner

in Campus Traditions: Folklore from the Old-Time College to the Modern Mega-University

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036163
eISBN:
9781621036173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036163.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

One way for college students to show their loyalty to their alma mater is through the “college spirit.” Many students and alumni consider college spirit to be more than cheering on their institution; ... More


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