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Remembered WordsEssays on Genre, Realism, and Emblems

Remembered Words: Essays on Genre, Realism, and Emblems

Alastair Fowler

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198856979
eISBN:
9780191890093
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856979.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Criticism/Theory

This text is a collection of chapters on genre, realism, and the emblem (three interrelated subjects), published over six decades. It offers a way to arrive at a sense of how approaches to these ... More

Writing at the Origin of CapitalismLiterary Circulation and Social Change in Early Modern England

Writing at the Origin of Capitalism: Literary Circulation and Social Change in Early Modern England

Julianne Werlin

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780198869467
eISBN:
9780191905803
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198869467.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

In the late sixteenth through seventeenth centuries, England simultaneously developed a national market and a national literary culture. In Writing at the Origin of Capitalism, Julianne Werlin ... More

Clothing and Queer Style in Early Modern English Drama

Clothing and Queer Style in Early Modern English Drama

James M. Bromley

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198867821
eISBN:
9780191904516
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198867821.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This book examines ‘queer style’ or forms of masculinity grounded in superficiality, inauthenticity, affectation, and the display of the extravagantly clothed body in early modern English city ... More

Passion's Fictions from Shakespeare to RichardsonLiterature and the Sciences of Soul and Mind

Passion's Fictions from Shakespeare to Richardson: Literature and the Sciences of Soul and Mind

Benedict S. Robinson

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198869177
eISBN:
9780191905681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198869177.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Passion’s Fictions traces the intimate links between literature and the sciences of soul and mind from the age of Shakespeare to the rise of the novel. It chronicles the emergence of new sciences of ... More

Poets, Patronage, and Print in Sixteenth-Century PortugalFrom Paper to Gold

Poets, Patronage, and Print in Sixteenth-Century Portugal: From Paper to Gold

Simon Park

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780192896384
eISBN:
9780191918834
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192896384.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Portugal was not always the best place for poets in the sixteenth century. Against the backdrop of an expanding empire, poets struggled to articulate their worth to rulers and patrons. Many of their ... More

The Places of Early Modern Criticism

The Places of Early Modern Criticism

Gavin Alexander, Emma Gilby, and Alexander Marr (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780198834687
eISBN:
9780191894749
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834687.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

What is criticism? And where is it to be found? Tracing the history of the development of early modern thinking about literature and the visual arts requires that one think about various kinds of ... More

Villainy in France (1463-1610)A Transcultural Study of Law and Literature

Villainy in France (1463-1610): A Transcultural Study of Law and Literature

Jonathan Patterson

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780198840015
eISBN:
9780191875625
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840015.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, European Literature

This is a book about the outward manifestation of inner malice—that is to say, villainy—in French culture (1463–1610). In pre-modern France, villainous offences were countered, if never fully ... More

Derrida and the Legacy of Psychoanalysis

Derrida and the Legacy of Psychoanalysis

Paul Earlie

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198869276
eISBN:
9780191905766
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198869276.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This book offers a detailed account of the importance of psychoanalysis in Derrida’s thought. Based on close readings of texts from the whole of his career, including less well-known and previously ... More

Fictions of Credit in the Age of Shakespeare

Fictions of Credit in the Age of Shakespeare

Laura Kolb

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198859697
eISBN:
9780191892066
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198859697.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Shakespeare Studies

In Shakespeare’s England, credit was synonymous with reputation, and reputation developed in the interplay of language, conduct, and social interpretation. As a consequence, artful language and ... More

Cartesian PoeticsThe Art of Thinking

Cartesian Poetics: The Art of Thinking

Andrea Gadberry

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226722979
eISBN:
9780226723167
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226723167.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Cartesian Poetics is a defense of the “resultless enterprises” of poetry and thinking that enlists an unlikely ally in its cause: René Descartes. Against the historical charge that Descartes’ ... More

The Indies of the Setting SunHow Early Modern Spain Mapped the Far East as the Transpacific West

The Indies of the Setting Sun: How Early Modern Spain Mapped the Far East as the Transpacific West

Ricardo Padrón

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226455679
eISBN:
9780226689623
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226689623.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

It is generally thought that the New World came to be conceptualized as “America,” a continent separated from Asia by the ocean we know as the Pacific, within a relatively short time after ... More

Class, Patronage, and Poetry in Hanoverian EnglandStephen Duck, The Famous Threshing Poet

Class, Patronage, and Poetry in Hanoverian England: Stephen Duck, The Famous Threshing Poet

Jennifer Batt

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198859666
eISBN:
9780191892028
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198859666.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Poetry

This book explores the complex and contested relationships that existed between class, patronage, and poetry in Hanoverian England by examining the life and work of Stephen Duck, the ‘famous ... More

St Paul's Cathedral Precinct in Early Modern Literature and CultureSpatial Practices

St Paul's Cathedral Precinct in Early Modern Literature and Culture: Spatial Practices

Roze Hentschell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198848813
eISBN:
9780191883187
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198848813.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

St Paul’s Cathedral Precinct in Early Modern Literature and Culture: Spatial Practices is a study of London’s cathedral, its immediate surroundings, and its everyday users in early modern literary ... More

Typographies of Performance in Early Modern England

Typographies of Performance in Early Modern England

Claire M. L. Bourne

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198848790
eISBN:
9780191883149
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198848790.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Typographies of Performance is the first book-length study of early modern English playbook typography. It tells a new history of drama from the period by considering the page designs of plays by ... More

John HeywoodComedy and Survival in Tudor England

John Heywood: Comedy and Survival in Tudor England

Greg Walker

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198851516
eISBN:
9780191886119
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851516.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

John Heywood: Comedy and Survival in Tudor England offers the first comprehensive study of the long and varied career of the Tudor playwright, poet, musician, performer, humourist, and collector of ... More

Geographies of Embodiment in Early Modern England

Geographies of Embodiment in Early Modern England

Mary Floyd-Wilson and Garrett A. Sullivan (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198852742
eISBN:
9780191887109
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852742.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Geographies of Embodiment in Early Modern England gathers essays from prominent scholars of English Renaissance literature and history who have made substantial contributions to the field’s ... More

An Ocean Untouched and UntriedThe Tudor Translations of Livy

An Ocean Untouched and Untried: The Tudor Translations of Livy

John-Mark Philo

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198857983
eISBN:
9780191890529
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857983.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This is a study of the translation and reception of the Roman historian Livy in early-modern England. The work examines the four Tudor translations of Livy’s history of Rome, the Ab Urbe Condita, ... More

Born to WriteLiterary Families and Social Hierarchy in Early Modern France

Born to Write: Literary Families and Social Hierarchy in Early Modern France

Neil Kenny

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198852391
eISBN:
9780191886850
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852391.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, European Literature

Scratch the surface of literary production from the late fifteenth to the mid-seventeenth century in France, and a large number of the authors, translators, and editors turn out to be relatives of ... More

Thinking Through Place on the Early Modern English Stage

Thinking Through Place on the Early Modern English Stage

Andrew Bozio

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198846567
eISBN:
9780191881763
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846567.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Thinking Through Place on the Early Modern English Stage traces the way that characters think through their surroundings in early modern drama—not only how these characters orient themselves within ... More

Doubtful ReadersPrint, Poetry, and the Reading Public in Early Modern England

Doubtful Readers: Print, Poetry, and the Reading Public in Early Modern England

Erin A. McCarthy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198836476
eISBN:
9780191873713
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836476.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Doubtful Readers: Print, Poetry, and the Reading Public in Early Modern England focuses on early modern publishers’ efforts to identify and accommodate new readers of verse that had previously been ... More

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