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Humanism, Reading, and English Literature 1430-1530

Daniel Wakelin

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199215881
eISBN:
9780191706899
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215881.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This book traces the influence of humanism on English literature during the fifteenth century, much earlier than the influence is usually thought to be felt. It considers humanist influences on the ... More


Introduction: Romantic Jonson, Marginal Jonson

Tom Lockwood

in Ben Jonson in the Romantic Age

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199280780
eISBN:
9780191712890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280780.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This introductory chapter locates the book's project in historical, critical, and methodological terms. It situates the history of Jonson's reception against those of his peers, surveys and reviews ... More


Francis Godolphin Waldron and The Sad Shepherd, I

Tom Lockwood

in Ben Jonson in the Romantic Age

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199280780
eISBN:
9780191712890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280780.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This first chapter takes as its focus Francis Godolphin Waldron's 1783 edition and continuation of Jonson's late unfinished pastoral, The Sad Shepherd. By exploring a number of annotated copies of ... More


Introduction: Humanism as Reading

Daniel Wakelin

in Humanism, Reading, and English Literature 1430-1530

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199215881
eISBN:
9780191706899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215881.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter argues that humanism affected English literature long before 1500, and contrasts the common claims that it did not. It briefly considers various definitions of the word humanism and ... More


Duke Humfrey and Other Imaginary Readers

Daniel Wakelin

in Humanism, Reading, and English Literature 1430-1530

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199215881
eISBN:
9780191706899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215881.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter evaluates images of the ‘implied reader’, Humfrey Duke of Gloucester, in letters by Italian scholars, The Fall of Princes by John Lydgate, and the anonymous On Husbondrie. It considers ... More


William Worcester and the Commonweal of Readers

Daniel Wakelin

in Humanism, Reading, and English Literature 1430-1530

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199215881
eISBN:
9780191706899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215881.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter firstly traces how in his notebooks and marginalia, William Worcester evokes and almost invents an imagined community or interpretive community of humanist scholars. The chapter then ... More


Malone’s Double Falsehood *

Ivan Lupić

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/9780199641819.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter discusses the marginal notes Edmond Malone made in his copy of the second issue of the 1728 edition of Double Falsehood. Malone’s observations are placed in the context of other ... More


T. S. Eliot Studies Annual

John D. Morgenstern (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781942954286
eISBN:
9781786944177
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781942954286.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The T. S. Eliot Studies Annual brings together a collection of essays at the fore of the critical reassessment of Eliot’s life and work in light of the ongoing publication of his letters, critical ... More


The Sense of Sound: Musical Meaning in France, 1260-1330

Emma Dillon

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199732951
eISBN:
9780199932061
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732951.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Among the most memorable innovations of music and poetry in thirteenth-century France was a genre that seemed to privilege sound over sense. The polytextual motet is especially well-known to scholars ... More


Sound in Prayer Books

Emma Dillon

in The Sense of Sound: Musical Meaning in France, 1260-1330

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199732951
eISBN:
9780199932061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732951.003.0046
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines the evidence of sound in prayer via the large corpus of prayerbooks, especially the new genre of Books of Hours and Psalters. Largely the province of art historians, it argues ... More


Introduction

K. P. Clarke

in Chaucer and Italian Textuality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199607778
eISBN:
9780191729546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199607778.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, European Literature

Authors writing in fourteenth-century European vernaculars were becoming increasingly aware of how they presented themselves materially on the page. Italy was foremost in this material textuality. ... More


Moderate Radical: Tobie Matthew and the English Reformation

Rosamund Oates

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198804802
eISBN:
9780191842948
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804802.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Ideas

This book explores Puritanism in Elizabethan and Early Stuart religious politics. Tobie Matthew (c. 1544–1628) was a religious radical at the start of Elizabeth’s reign, yet ended up in a position of ... More


Montaigne's English Journey: Reading the Essays in Shakespeare's Day

William M. Hamlin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199684113
eISBN:
9780191764677
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684113.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, European Literature

Montaigne’s English Journey examines the genesis, early readership, and multifaceted impact of John Florio’s exuberant translation of Michel de Montaigne’s Essays. Published in London in ... More


Introduction: Edified by the Margin

William M. Hamlin

in Montaigne's English Journey: Reading the Essays in Shakespeare's Day

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199684113
eISBN:
9780191764677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684113.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, European Literature

The Introduction to Montaigne's English Journey lays out the book's investigative procedures and methodology. Relying on more than seven thousand seventeenth-century manuscript annotations inscribed ... More


Florio's Theatrical Montaigne

William M. Hamlin

in Montaigne's English Journey: Reading the Essays in Shakespeare's Day

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199684113
eISBN:
9780191764677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684113.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, European Literature

This chapter centres on the claim that John Florio's translation of the Essays lends a strongly theatrical inflection to Montaigne's original French. Not only at the level of dramatic allusion, but ... More


Sexuality and Censorship in the Essayes

William M. Hamlin

in Montaigne's English Journey: Reading the Essays in Shakespeare's Day

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199684113
eISBN:
9780191764677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684113.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, European Literature

Chapter 2 explores the paradoxical fact that John Florio simultaneously extends and diminishes Montaigne's censorship of sexually-oriented material within the Essays. Concentrating in particular upon ... More


On the Tyranny of ‘Custome’: Ideology and Appropriation

William M. Hamlin

in Montaigne's English Journey: Reading the Essays in Shakespeare's Day

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199684113
eISBN:
9780191764677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684113.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, European Literature

This chapter deals with English reactions to one of Montaigne's most fundamental concerns: the tyranny of custom, particularly in self-presentation, personal attire, marital sexuality, and societal ... More


Maximizing Montaigne

William M. Hamlin

in Montaigne's English Journey: Reading the Essays in Shakespeare's Day

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199684113
eISBN:
9780191764677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684113.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, European Literature

This chapter addresses the seventeenth-century vogue of distilling Montaigne's Essays into aphoristic form, assimilating Montaignian thought into vernacular-wisdom literature. It relies not only on ... More


Humanism and Law in Elizabethan England: The Annotations of Gabriel Harvey

David Ibbetson

in Reassessing Legal Humanism and its Claims: Petere Fontes?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781474408851
eISBN:
9781474418522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408851.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

There was no such thing as English Legal humanism, but there were humanists with an interest in law. One such person was Gabriel Harvey, whose practice of underling and annotating his books enables ... More


Transmuting F. H. Bradley: T. S. Eliot’s Notes Towards a Theory of Poetry

Jamie Callison

in T. S. Eliot Studies Annual

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781942954286
eISBN:
9781786944177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781942954286.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The second essay cluster examines the annotations made in books from Eliot’s personal library, recently made available to researchers for the first time. In the first essay, Callison offers the first ... More


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