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Ben Jonson: Poetry and Architecture

A. W. Johnson

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198117599
eISBN:
9780191671005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117599.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Although Ben Jonson's association with architecture is well known, comparatively little research has been devoted to the influence of architectural thinking on his literary work. This book sets out ... More


Honourable Murderers

Martin Wiggins

in Journeymen in Murder: The Assassin in English Renaissance Drama

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112280
eISBN:
9780191670749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112280.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

By 1600, the assassin needed no introduction to playgoers: allusions in early seventeenth-century plays tell us that he was a stock character, whose participation in murder plots could be taken for ... More


'Swounds Revisited Theatrical, Editorial, and Literary Expurgation

GARY TAYLOR and JOHN JOWETT

in Shakespeare Reshaped, 1606-1623

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198122562
eISBN:
9780191671470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122562.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

One of the abuses of players that are considered to be the most notorious to be imposed by the English Parliament is the ‘Acte to restraine Abuses of Players’. This legislation meant that actors were ... More


Cultural Ideals and Financial Constraints

Lawrence Stone and Jeanne C. Fawtier Stone

in An Open Elite?: England 1540-1880

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206071
eISBN:
9780191676963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206071.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the growth of a desire among the elite for detachment and splendid isolation in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries which was reflected in the abandonment of country ... More


Conclusion

RAPHAEL LYNE

in Ovid’s Changing Worlds: English Metamorphoses 1567-1632

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198187042
eISBN:
9780191718984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187042.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The writers of the Elizabethan and Jacobean periods was able to easily offer support for translators and imitators in the service of their native tongue. Modern translation theory explores the ... More


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