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In memoriam Philip Sidney: Mythopoesis in Abraham Fraunce’s

Anna-Maria Hartmann

in English Mythography in its European Context, 1500-1650

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198807704
eISBN:
9780191845529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807704.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Religions

Abraham Fraunce’s Amintas Dale (1591) is a generic hybrid, half mythography and half mythological poetry. The mythographical elements likely date back to a draft mythography that Fraunce had begun at ... More


‘Paraphrase’ from Erasmus to ‘Venus T‐‐‐‐d’

Matthew Reynolds

in The Poetry of Translation: From Chaucer & Petrarch to Homer & Logue

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199605712
eISBN:
9780191731617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605712.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

In the sixteenth century, the word ‘paraphrase’ came into English to describe texts that ‘expounded’ their sources and were therefore not really translations. But the distinction collapsed as ... More


‘A l’apparir de la beltà novella/nasce un bisbiglio e ’l guardo ognun v’intende’: the arrival of Gerusalemme liberata in Elizabethan England

Jason Lawrence

in Tasso's Art and Afterlives: The Gerusalemme Liberata in England

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780719090882
eISBN:
9781526128348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090882.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The first chapter focuses on the literary impact of the enchantress Armida’s arrival in the Italian poem, examining how the poets Abraham Fraunce and Samuel Daniel respond directly to canto 4 of ... More


Comedy

Gordon Braden

in The Oxford History of Literary Translation in English: Volume 2 1550-1660

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199246212
eISBN:
9780191803376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199246212.003.0022
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter surveys translations of comedy in the 1550–1660 period. Thomas Randolph, for instance, turned Aristophanes' Plutus into a full-scale English play, the sole thoroughgoing attempt in the ... More


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