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Barnabe Barnes and Proportional Form: Partbenopbil and Partbenopbe and Divine Centurie of Spiritual! Sonnets

Tom W. N. Parker

in Proportional Form in the Sonnets of the Sidney Circle: Loving in Truth

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184430
eISBN:
9780191674259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184430.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter focuses on Barnabe Barnes's Parthenophil and Parthenophe. It explores the metrical form and sequence of Barnes's poetry to determine its semblance and proximity to the proportional ... More


‘The Wiser Sort’: The Distinction of Politics and Gabriel Harvey’s Machiavellian Hamlet

András Kiséry

in Hamlet’s Moment: Drama and Political Knowledge in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198746201
eISBN:
9780191808814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746201.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The marginalia of Gabriel Harvey, a humanist famously eager for a political career, allow us to insert Hamlet in the contexts of late sixteenth-century political education, the discussion about the ... More


How Readers Read Their Augustines

Arnoud S. Q. Visser

in Reading Augustine in the Reformation: The Flexibility of Intellectual Authority in Europe, 1500-1620

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199765935
eISBN:
9780199895168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765935.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines book ownership and reading practices of individual readers of Augustine in sixteenth-century Europe. Case studies of private libraries in England and monastic collections in ... More


Nashe and Harvey in Illyria

Steve Sohmer

in Reading Shakespeare's mind

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526113276
eISBN:
9781526124265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526113276.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Gabriel Harvey has long been recognized as the inspiration for Malvolio in Twelfth Night. This chapter explains how Shakespeare turned his late friend Thom Nashe into Feste, and continued Nashe’s ... More


Humanism and Law in Elizabethan England: The Annotations of Gabriel Harvey

David Ibbetson

in Reassessing Legal Humanism and its Claims: Petere Fontes?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781474408851
eISBN:
9781474418522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408851.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

There was no such thing as English Legal humanism, but there were humanists with an interest in law. One such person was Gabriel Harvey, whose practice of underling and annotating his books enables ... More


Rehearsing the Plebeians: Coriolanus and the Reading of Roman History

David Norbrook

in Shakespeare and the Politics of Commoners: Digesting the New Social History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198806899
eISBN:
9780191846557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806899.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter pursues across a wide span of intellectual history reflections on the kind of plebeian political agency so graphic in the opening of Coriolanus. Examining presentations of popular tumult ... More


‘Secrets and Lies’: The Life of Edmund Spenser

Andrew Hadfield

in Writing Lives: Biography and Textuality, Identity and Representation in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199698233
eISBN:
9780191803772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199698233.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter discusses the difficulty of writing a biography of English poet Edmund Spenser due to the lack of surviving evidence, such as letters or literary manuscripts, as well as the absence of ... More


Spenser, the Dissolution of the Monasteries, and the Decline of the Preacher’s Plough

Stewart Mottram

in Ruin and Reformation in Spenser, Shakespeare, and Marvell

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198836384
eISBN:
9780191873638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836384.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter focuses on Spenser’s Shepheardes Calender (1579) and View of the Present State of Ireland (c.1598), showing how both use the language of medieval rural complaint to attack greed among ... More


A Passing Singular Odd Man

in Monstrous Adversary: The Life of Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236788
eISBN:
9781846313592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236788.003.0044
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter considers Gabriel Harvey's satirical portrayal of Oxford in English verse in 1580. Under the title of Speculum Tuscanismi, that is, ‘Mirror of Tuscanism’ or ‘Italian Mirrour’, Harvey's ... More


The Unpremeditated and Accidental Philosopher

Warren Boutcher

in The School of Montaigne in Early Modern Europe: Volume One: The Patron Author

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198123743
eISBN:
9780191829437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198123743.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, European Literature

Chapter 5 shows in detail how the material and social process of collecting and using verbal artefacts indexed—for early modern participant-observers—both internal discourse (the cognitive operations ... More


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