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. Resurrection and Death in Everyman

George Anastaplo

in Reflections on Life, Death, and the Constitution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125336
eISBN:
9780813135243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125336.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines resurrection and death in Everyman, considered as the greatest of English morality plays. It observes that death, ordained by God Himself, is exhibited as an inevitable limit on ... More


English Drama 1660–1700

Derek Hughes

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198119746
eISBN:
9780191671203
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198119746.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This magisterial work forms a close critical study of all the surviving plays first written and professionally premiered in England between 1660 and 1700. The author's readable volume analyses many ... More


“Here, Cousin, Seize the Crown”: The Triumphant Fall of Richard, the Self-Harrier

Harry Berger

in Harrying: Skills of Offense in Shakespeare's Henriad

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823256624
eISBN:
9780823261376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256624.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

The powers of description, representation, and interpretation can best survive the shift from narrative to theater if they are transferred to and wholly vested in dramatic speakers. The author of ... More


Epilogue: The Roman Frame

Millicent Bell

in Shakespeare's Tragic Skepticism

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092554
eISBN:
9780300127201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092554.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book concludes by framing the four great tragedies discussed in the previous chapters. Julius Caesar and Antony and Cleopatra seem to be as separate as Hamlet, Othello, King Lear, and Macbeth ... More


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