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Autobiography: History or Fiction?: William Baldwin Writing History “under the Shadow of Dreames and Visions” in A Mirror for Magistrates (1559)

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/9780226761886.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter moves from arguments about literary and discursive convention to debates about the place, if any, of fiction in autobiography. One of the most important unrecognized texts in the history ... More


Miscellany

Tom MacFaul

in The Oxford History of Poetry in English: Volume 4. Sixteenth-Century British Poetry

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
April 2022
ISBN:
9780198830696
eISBN:
9780191954573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830696.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter examines the most significant poetic miscellanies of the sixteenth century, focusing on Tottel’s Miscellany, A Mirror for Magistrates, and England’s Helicon, showing how these volumes ... More


Early Tudor Poetry: Courtliness and Print

Derek Attridge

in The Experience of Poetry: From Homer's Listeners to Shakespeare's Readers

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198833154
eISBN:
9780191873898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833154.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

After noting the evidence for the public performance of poetry in Continental Europe, this chapter turns to the impact of print on English poetry: from the late fifteenth century, the printers Caxton ... More


Attack and Defence (1551–1556)

Matthew Woodcock

in Thomas Churchyard: Pen, Sword, and Ego

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199684304
eISBN:
9780191764974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684304.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter discusses Churchyard’s service during the Habsburg–Valois wars in a company of English mercenaries fighting for Emperor Charles V. It charts Churchyard’s participation in several major ... More


Martial Art (1578–1580)

Matthew Woodcock

in Thomas Churchyard: Pen, Sword, and Ego

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199684304
eISBN:
9780191764974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684304.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter considers the issues raised in the various different sorts of military books Churchyard writes during the late 1570s. After comparing Churchyard’s work to the military writings of his ... More


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