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Rehabilitation and Reformation: The Epigrams and Proverbs

Greg Walker

in John Heywood: Comedy and Survival in Tudor England

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198851516
eISBN:
9780191886119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851516.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter looks at Heywood’s remarkable rehabilitation after his abjuration in 1543, and examines in detail his turn to a new literary form with A Dialogue of Proverbs. It offers a new reading of ... More


Erasmus

Peter Mack

in A History of Renaissance Rhetoric 1380-1620

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199597284
eISBN:
9780191804588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199597284.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter discusses Erasmus of Rotterdam (1469–1536) and his contributions to the development of renaissance rhetoric. Erasmus rose from unpromising beginnings to become the most publicly ... More


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