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Shakespeare and Classical Tragedy: The Influence of Seneca

Robert S. Miola

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112648
eISBN:
9780191670831
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112648.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This book charts the influence of Seneca — both as specific text and inherited tradition — through an analysis of Shakespeare's tragedies. Discerning patterns in previously attested borrowings and ... More


The Invention of Suspicion: Law and Mimesis in Shakespeare and Renaissance Drama

Lorna Hutson

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199212439
eISBN:
9780191707209
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212439.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This book proposes that certain qualities for which English Renaissance drama is famous, such as what Dryden called its ‘variety and greatness of characters’ and its ‘copiousness and well-knitting of ... More


Ben Jonson: Poetry and Architecture

A. W. Johnson

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198117599
eISBN:
9780191671005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117599.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Although Ben Jonson's association with architecture is well known, comparatively little research has been devoted to the influence of architectural thinking on his literary work. This book sets out ... More


After Adlington: Apuleius in England (1566–1660)

Robert H. F. Carver

in The Protean Ass: The Metamorphoses of Apuleius from Antiquity to the Renaissance

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199217861
eISBN:
9780191712357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217861.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter discusses Apuleian influences in England. Topics covered include George Gascoigne's Apuleian sonnets, Apuleian allusions in the works of Ben Jonson, and the Greene-Nashe-Harvery ... More


Renaissance England's Chief Rabbi: John Selden

Jason P. Rosenblatt

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199286133
eISBN:
9780191713859
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286133.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

In the midst of an age of prejudice, John Selden’s immense, neglected rabbinical works contain magnificent Hebrew scholarship that respects — to an extent remarkable for the times — the ... More


Epilogue

A. W. Johnson

in Ben Jonson: Poetry and Architecture

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198117599
eISBN:
9780191671005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117599.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter summarizes the preceding discussions and presents some concluding thoughts from the author. The foregoing chapters have revealed close links between Jonson and the Vitruvian aesthetic. ... More


Richard Lovelace and the End of Court Culture, 1647–1649

Nicholas Mcdowell

in Poetry and Allegiance in the English Civil Wars: Marvell and the Cause of Wit

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199278008
eISBN:
9780191707810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278008.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

Richard Lovelace is the best-known ‘Cavalier’ poet. He was a relative and close friend of Thomas Stanley; he was friends with both John Hall and Marvell. This chapter offers a revisionist ... More


Shakespeare, Jonson, and the Invention of the Author: Shakespeare Lecture

Ian Donaldson

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 151, 2006 Lectures

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264249
eISBN:
9780191734045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264249.003.0011
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture discusses William Shakespeare and Ben Jonson, who were the two supreme writers of early modern England. It reveals that these two writers were intricately and curiously interwoven. The ... More


Introduction

A. W. Johnson

in Ben Jonson: Poetry and Architecture

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198117599
eISBN:
9780191671005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117599.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This introductory chapter begins by setting out the unifying theme of the studies in this book, namely a concern for Jonson's sense of pattern, in so far as it manifests itself in the structure and ... More


Jonson and the Vitruvian Aesthetic

A. W. Johnson

in Ben Jonson: Poetry and Architecture

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198117599
eISBN:
9780191671005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117599.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The surviving works from Ben Jonson's library offer evidence of sides to his character which are not immediately apparent in his works, for the simple reason that they involve numbers rather than ... More


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