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The Harman-lists

Julie Coleman

in A History of Cant and Slang Dictionaries: Volume I: 1567-1784

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199557097
eISBN:
9780191719875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557097.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Lexicography

This chapter discusses the word-lists published by Thomas Harman, Thomas Dekker, and S. R. All three claim to be listing the language of wandering beggars. Harman's work has a rural setting, but ... More


Identifying the Author of Pericles, Acts 1 and 2

MACD. P. JACKSON

in Defining Shakespeare: Pericles as Test Case

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199260508
eISBN:
9780191717635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260508.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter attempts to identify the author of Pericles, Acts 1 and 2. George Wilkins, Thomas Heywood, John Day, William Rowley, George Chapman, Thomas Dekker, and Thomas Middleton have all been ... More


The Place of the Present: Making Time and The Roaring Girl

Nina Levine

in Practicing the City: Early Modern London on Stage

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267866
eISBN:
9780823272426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267866.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Taking Middleton and Dekker’s The Roaring Girl as its central dramatic text, this chapter explores the temporal complexity of staging the contemporary city. It does so by considering the temporal ... More


‘What beast was't then’: Stretching the Boundaries in Macbeth

Andreas Höfele

in Stage, Stake, and Scaffold: Humans and Animals in Shakespeare's Theatre

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199567645
eISBN:
9780191731075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567645.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

An initial charting of the field, the first chapter centres on Macbeth, a play that probes into what ‘may become a man’ across a precariously permeable line of species distinction and compellingly ... More


Owning Up to Furor: The “Poets’ War” and Its Aftermath in Sonnets 100–126

William J. Kennedy

in Petrarchism at Work: Contextual Economies in the Age of Shakespeare

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700019
eISBN:
9781501703812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700019.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter explores the influences of the so-called “poets’ war” in the Sonnets 100–126. Most of these poems belonged to a period when Shakespeare faced competition posed by a new generation of ... More


Dayr al-Kubbaniya: Review of the Documentation on the ‘Isisberg’ Monastery

Renate Dekker

in Christianity and Monasticism in Aswan and Nubia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774165610
eISBN:
9781617975424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165610.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter focuses on the monastery known under the names ‘Isisberg’ Monastery, Dayr al-Shaykha, and Dayr al-Kubbaniya, which is located to the northwest of Aswan along the riverside. It was partly ... More


The Development of the Church at Dayr Anba Hadra: A Study of the Plasterwork and Dated Inscriptions

Renate Dekker

in Christianity and Monasticism in Aswan and Nubia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774165610
eISBN:
9781617975424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165610.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the development of the church on the basis of internal sources, namely the architecture, the plasterwork, the wall paintings, and dated inscriptions. The author summarizes ... More


An Updated Plan of the Church at Dayr Qubbat al-Hawa

Renate Dekker

in Christianity and Monasticism in Aswan and Nubia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774165610
eISBN:
9781617975424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165610.003.0012
Subject:
History, History of Religion

The recent excavation of the church at Dayr Qubbat al-Hawa by Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities and another visit to the site made it possible to draw an updated ground plan and to answer the ... More


Paul’s Nave

Roze Hentschell

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

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198848813
eISBN:
9780191883187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198848813.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter provides an overview of the architectural features, uses, and users of the nave, with discussion of its physical condition. It also discusses the occupations of the nave—the various ... More


Paul’s Work

Roze Hentschell

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

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198848813
eISBN:
9780191883187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198848813.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter highlights the fabric of the cathedral and the protracted debates surrounding its repairs. A narrative is constructed of the efforts of cathedral renovation in the sixty years after the ... More


Prologue: Masks for the Faceless

George Oppitz-Trotman

in Stages of Loss: The English Comedians and their Reception

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198858805
eISBN:
9780191890901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198858805.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama, Early and Medieval Literature

The virtues of theatre in a European tradition have generally been connected to its perceived success in concealing or graduating from its (allegedly) degrading origins in travel and movement. ... More


Vision and desire: fantastic Renaissance spectacles

Beate Neumeier

in Gothic Renaissance: A reassessment

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719088636
eISBN:
9781781706893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088636.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Beate Neumeier focuses on ghostly apparitions and monstrous creatures like witches and devil-dogs in Renaissance plays from Shakespeare’s Hamlet, Macbeth and The Winter’s Tale to Webster’s Duchess of ... More


‘Death be not proud’: drama’s solace

David M. Bergeron

in Shakespeare's London 1613

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526115461
eISBN:
9781526132390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526115461.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

The chapter begins with the official betrothal of Elizabeth and Frederick on 27 December. At last the period of mourning had ended, and the court could proceed with plans for the wedding. The ... More


Dekker and Company

Henry S. Turner

in The Corporate Commonwealth: Pluralism and Political Fictions in England, 1516-1651

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226363356
eISBN:
9780226363493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226363493.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter focuses on the guild and livery company as corporate forms: on the place of guilds and livery companies within the “body politic” of the City of London, and the relation of guilds, ... More


Chaste Selfhood: Ben Jonson’s Critique of Urban Chastity Tropes

Katherine Gillen

in Chaste Value: Economic Crisis, Female Chastity and the Production of Social Difference on Shakespeare's Stage

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474417716
eISBN:
9781474434539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417716.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter considers the bourgeois subjectivity articulated in city comedy. It begins by addressing the tendency of city comedies such as Middleton and Dekker’s The Roaring Girl, Middleton’s A ... More


Introduction: Errant Intelligence –The Devil’s Own

Bill Angus

in Intelligence and Metadrama in the Early Modern Theatre

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474432917
eISBN:
9781474459648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474432917.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The introduction firstly identifies the defining characteristics, important contexts, and devices of early modern metadrama; it then elaborates on popular conceptions of the informer-figure, and ... More


“Invisible Sex!”: What Looks Like the Act in Early Modern Drama?

Christine Varnado

in Sex before Sex: Figuring the Act in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680764
eISBN:
9781452948560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680764.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on the different aspects of the construction of sexual knowledge, and examines the imaginative possibilities and erotic identifications that structure modern readings of early ... More


The Elizabethan Marketplace

Richard A. McCabe

in 'Ungainefull Arte': Poetry, Patronage, and Print in the Early Modern Era

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198716525
eISBN:
9780191787744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716525.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines the literary implications of the incorporation of the Stationers’ Company in 1557. The central argument here is that while incorporation conferred respectability on guild ... More


The Revision of Early Modern Play Texts

Richard Dutton

in Shakespeare, Court Dramatist

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198777748
eISBN:
9780191823169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198777748.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Drama

There is debate about how and why Elizabethan play texts were revised. Did dramatists complete their plays in what were known as their ‘foul papers’ and then the players reduced them to playing ... More


Reading Revelations: Figuring the End in Post-Reformation Literary Culture

Victoria Brownlee

in Biblical Readings and Literary Writings in Early Modern England, 1558-1625

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198812487
eISBN:
9780191850325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812487.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter explores the end-point of typological history, apocalypse. The discussion of the Book of Revelation focuses on the ways in which the ongoing struggle between Protestantism and ... More


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