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Autobiography in the Third Person: Robert Greene 's Fiction and His Autobiography by Henry Chettle (1590–92)

Meredith Anne Skura

in Tudor Autobiography: Listening for Inwardness

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226761879
eISBN:
9780226761886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226761886.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter examines Robert Greene's Groatsworth of Witte, Bought with a Million of Repentance (1592). Greene was a notorious rakehell. One reason for the notoriety was that Greene had advertised ... More


Epilogue

Katharine Wilson

in Fictions of Authorship in Late Elizabethan Narratives: Euphues in Arcadia

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199252534
eISBN:
9780191719226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252534.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This epilogue considers the legacy left by these texts, and their impact on other writers. Particular consideration is given to the creation of ‘Robert Greene’, an authorial persona who appears in ... More


Talking Heads, Automaton Ears

Steven Connor

in Dumbstruck: A Cultural History of Ventriloquism

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184331
eISBN:
9780191674204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184331.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

From the earliest times, the history of ventriloquism has been shadowed by the history of attempts to create automata capable of simulating or actually replicating speech. The history of efforts to ... More


Murder by Decree

Martin Wiggins

in Journeymen in Murder: The Assassin in English Renaissance Drama

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112280
eISBN:
9780191670749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112280.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

One of the concerns which the stage assassin focused, from Cambises onwards, was tyranny. According to many humanist thinkers, the principal bulwarks against tyranny were a good education and good ... More


Despair: Narrative Authority and the Drama of Doubleness

Erin Sullivan

in Beyond Melancholy: Sadness and Selfhood in Renaissance England

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198739654
eISBN:
9780191802614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739654.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines what happened when godly sorrow went wrong, revealing not a purified member of the elect but rather a member of the desperate reprobate. It begins by exploring discussions of ... 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


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