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Henry VIII and The Two Noble Kinsmen with John Fletcher

Brian Vickers

in Shakespeare, Co-Author: A Historical Study of Five Collaborative Plays

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269167
eISBN:
9780191699368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269167.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter describes Henry VIII and The Two Noble Kinsmen. Scholarly discussion of these two plays that Shakespeare wrote together with John Fletcher has followed a by now familiar pattern: (i) in ... More


Shakespeare, Co-Author: A Historical Study of Five Collaborative Plays

Brian Vickers

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269167
eISBN:
9780191699368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269167.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

No issue in Shakespeare studies is more important than determining what he wrote. For over two centuries scholars have discussed the evidence that Shakespeare worked with co-authors on several plays, ... More


Identifying Co-Authors

Brian Vickers

in Shakespeare, Co-Author: A Historical Study of Five Collaborative Plays

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269167
eISBN:
9780191699368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269167.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter reviews some of the methods currently used, focusing on the canon of two dramatists who frequently took part in collaborations, John Fletcher and Thomas Middleton. Their work is ... More


Concluding Remarks

Gareth Lloyd

in Charles Wesley and the Struggle for Methodist Identity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199295746
eISBN:
9780191711701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295746.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Charles Wesley's reputation has been affected by his sometimes difficult personality and the controversial views that he championed, which has resulted in comparative neglect of his life and ... More


Plot and Character in Co-Authored Plays: Problems of Co-ordination

Brian Vickers

in Shakespeare, Co-Author: A Historical Study of Five Collaborative Plays

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269167
eISBN:
9780191699368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269167.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter demonstrates that co-authorship can be seen just as clearly in the treatment of character and motive as in language. In considering Shakespeare's co-authorship of the five plays ... More


Authorship in English Renaissance Drama

Brian Vickers

in Shakespeare, Co-Author: A Historical Study of Five Collaborative Plays

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269167
eISBN:
9780191699368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269167.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter discusses five plays by Shakespeare, namely Titus Andronicus, Timon of Athens, Pericles, King Henry VIII, and The Two Noble Kinsmen. It is a curious fact that the theatrical and ... More


Selina, Countess of Huntingdon: Early Life and the Start of the Connexion

Alan Harding

in The Countess of Huntingdon's Connexion: A Sect in Action in Eighteenth-Century England

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198263692
eISBN:
9780191601149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263694.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The future Countess of Huntingdon was born into an aristocratic Leicestershire family in 1707; her marriage to the Earl of Huntingdon in 1728 was a love match that produced seven children. She ... More


Protestant Objections and Alternatives to Purgatory

Jerry L. Walls

in Purgatory: The Logic of Total Transformation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199732296
eISBN:
9780199918492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732296.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter explores central Protestant objections to purgatory, namely, that it is not clearly taught in scripture, and it undermines the work of Christ for our salvation and the doctrine of ... More


Anglicanism and Methodism

David R. Wilson

in The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume II: Establishment and Empire, 1662 -1829

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780199644636
eISBN:
9780191838941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199644636.003.0024
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the complex relationship between Anglicanism and Methodism. Revising the view that Methodism was an ever-separating movement, this chapter contends that the eighteenth-century ... More


Restoring Double Falsehood to the Perpendicular for the RSC *

Gregory Doran

in The Quest for Cardenio: Shakespeare, Fletcher, Cervantes, and the Lost Play

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199641819
eISBN:
9780191749025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641819.003.0023
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter considers the theatrical challenges of reimagining Double Falsehood/Cardenio for production at the Royal Shakespeare Company, where Gregory Doran, the author, is the Chief Associate ... More


After Arden

Brean Hammond

in The Quest for Cardenio: Shakespeare, Fletcher, Cervantes, and the Lost Play

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199641819
eISBN:
9780191749025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641819.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter considers the reaction to the publication, in March 2010, of the Arden edition of Double Falsehood. It takes into account discussion in the press and in the ‘blogosphere’, as well as ... More


Lives and Letters

Isabel Rivers

in Vanity Fair and the Celestial City: Dissenting, Methodist, and Evangelical Literary Culture in England 1720-1800

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198269960
eISBN:
9780191851209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198269960.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, History of Christianity

Religious lives and letters in a variety of formats were edited and disseminated for the purposes of example, encouragement, instruction, and pleasure. This chapter analyses a wide range of examples, ... More


The Absence of America: The London Stage, 1576-1642

Gavin Hollis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198734321
eISBN:
9780191799167
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198734321.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Drama

This book examines why early modern drama’s response to English settlement in the New World was muted, even though the so-called golden age of Shakespeare coincided with the so-called golden age of ... More


Speaking to Pothinus: Lucan and ‘Commonwealth’ Drama, from The Misfortunes of Arthur to The Tragedy of Nero

Edward Paleit

in War, Liberty, and Caesar: Responses to Lucan's Bellum Ciuile, ca. 1580 - 1650

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199602988
eISBN:
9780191744761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602988.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, British and Irish History: BCE to 500CE

In contrast to the previous chapter, Chapter 4 examines Lucan’s use chiefly in English political drama, ranging from The Misfortunes of Arthur (1588), an entertainment devised by lawyers for ... More


. Reproducing Christians: Salvation, Race, and Gender on the Early Modern En glish Stage

Dennis Austin Britton

in Becoming Christian: Race, Reformation, and Early Modern English Romance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823257140
eISBN:
9780823261482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257140.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Whereas numerous infidel women convert to Christianity on the early modern English stage, relatively few infidel men convert. Chapter 5 explores the interplay of race, gender, and salvation in ... More


Conclusion

Don Herzog

in Household Politics: Conflict in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300180787
eISBN:
9780300195170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300180787.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter presents concluding remarks on early modern English society, discussing how, at that time, conflict was the order of the day. Conflict over legitimate authority—politics—pervaded the ... More


Defending the Doctrine of Christian Perfection

John William Fletcher

in Early Evangelicalism: A Reader

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199916955
eISBN:
9780190258368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199916955.003.0040
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter presents excerpts from John William Fletcher's First Check to Antinomianism: Or, A Vindication of the Rev. Mr. Wesley's Last Minutes…in Five Letters (1771). When Methodism, which began ... More


Conclusion: “Private Spleene” and “Pious Zeale”: The Vicissitudes of Toleration

Brian Walsh

in Unsettled Toleration: Religious Difference on the Shakespearean Stage

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198754435
eISBN:
9780191816109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198754435.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Drama

This chapter considers religious difference as it is enacted in the later Jacobean play Sir John Van Olden Barnavelt by John Fletcher and Philip Massinger. Here, Dutch Calvinist powers put to death ... More


Reformation II: Sir Thomas More and Henry VIII

John Kerrigan

in Shakespeare’s Binding Language

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198757580
eISBN:
9780191817342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757580.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Drama

Continuing discussion from Chapter 14 of the Henrician Reformation and the ‘Tudor ideology of obedience’, and reflecting on how these events and forces appeared from perspective of the 1590s and ... More


Advice to Women on Chastity, Poverty, and Obedience

Mary Fletcher

in Early Evangelicalism: A Reader

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199916955
eISBN:
9780190258368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199916955.003.0039
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter presents excerpts from Mary Fletcher's Jesus, Altogether Lovely: Or a Letter to Some of the Single Women in the Methodist Society (1766). Fletcher was one of the most influential ... More


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