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Tyranny Condemned: Wyatt's Epistolary Satires

Greg Walker

in Writing Under Tyranny: English Literature and the Henrician Reformation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199283330
eISBN:
9780191712630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283330.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter looks closely at the trio of anti-curial satires written by Wyatt, possibly during his exile at Allington in 1536: Mine Own John Poins, My Mother’s Maids, and A Spending Hand, ... More


Courtliness and laughter

Indira Ghose

in Shakespeare and Laughter: A Cultural History

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076923
eISBN:
9781781700983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076923.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

The world of Baldassare Castiglione's Book of the Courtier (1528) displays a striking affinity with William Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost, not only with regard to the courtly arena that both ... More


A Cat May Look upon a King: Four-Footed Estate, Locomotion, and the Prerogative of Free Animals

Laurie Shannon

in The Accommodated Animal: Cosmopolity in Shakespearean Locales

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226924168
eISBN:
9780226924182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226924182.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter is concerned with the early modern reckonings of tails and feet, noting how an anatomical tail is present in nearly all nonhuman animals. It discusses how the notions of wagging, ... More


Grace and Favour: Baldassare Castiglione and Raphael

Ita Mac Carthy

in The Grace of the Italian Renaissance

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691175485
eISBN:
9780691189796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175485.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This chapter shows that the life of Renaissance grace begins in earnest with Baldassare Castiglione's Libro del cortegiano (Book of the Courtier, 1516) and Raphael's portrait of Castiglione ... More


Rhetorical Dialogues

in Selected Letters, Orations, and Rhetorical Dialogues

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226144030
eISBN:
9780226144122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226144122.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter explores Madeleine de Scudéry's rhetorical dialogues and conversations on diverse subjects. Here Scudéry reworks the Renaissance humanist tradition of the dialogue in light of the ... More


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