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Dead Ends: The Elizabethan Sonnet

Ramie Targoff

in Posthumous Love: Eros and the Afterlife in Renaissance England

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226789590
eISBN:
9780226110462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226110462.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

In the English sonnet sequences that proliferated in the final decades of the sixteenth century, there is no duplication of the central Petrarchan paradigm for the afterlife. Instead, the vast ... More


Purpose

Robert Appelbaum

in Terrorism Before the Letter: Mythography and Political Violence in England, Scotland, and France 1559–1642

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198745761
eISBN:
9780191808197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745761.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

What is the purpose of terrorism before the letter? In this chapter, in keeping with Burkes’s fifth category, the ends of terrorism before the letter are explored. At least five may be identified, ... More


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