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‘Give me the ocular proof’: Shakespeare's Italian language-learning habits

Jason Lawrence

in Who the Devil Taught Thee So Much Italian?: Italian Language Learning and Literary Imitation in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069147
eISBN:
9781781702543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069147.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter examines the Italian language-learning habits of William Shakespeare. It investigates whether Shakespeare learned Italian by means of a professional language teacher or from his own ... More


Who the Devil Taught Thee So Much Italian?: Italian Language Learning and Literary Imitation in Early Modern England

Jason Lawrence

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069147
eISBN:
9781781702543
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069147.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This book offers a comprehensive account of the methods and practice of learning modern languages, particularly Italian, in late sixteenth- and early seventeenth-century England. It suggests that ... More


Introduction

Jason Lawrence

in Who the Devil Taught Thee So Much Italian?: Italian Language Learning and Literary Imitation in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069147
eISBN:
9781781702543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069147.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume, which is about Italian language learning in England during the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries. It demonstrates how the ... More


Montaigne and the Profitable but Absurd Desire

Miles Geoffrey

in Shakespeare and the Constant Romans

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117711
eISBN:
9780191671050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117711.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Michel de Montaigne began his Essays as a Neostoic, gradually distanced himself from the Stoic ideal, and ended by regarding it with a blend of admiration, repulsion, and ironic criticism. One of his ... More


Conclusion: Seventeenth-century language learning

Jason Lawrence

in Who the Devil Taught Thee So Much Italian?: Italian Language Learning and Literary Imitation in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069147
eISBN:
9781781702543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069147.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on Italian language learning in England during the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries. It highlights the significant contributions of ... More


Oxford, c. 1580 Passages

Peter C. Mancall

in Hakluyt's Promise: An Elizabethan's Obsession for an English America

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110548
eISBN:
9780300135275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110548.003.0005
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter focuses on the period after Hakluyt became an ordained priest. Despite this clerical commitment, Hakluyt's interests, at least as they can be judged from his writings, lay in geography, ... More


Introduction: Volume 2

Warren Boutcher

in The School of Montaigne in Early Modern Europe: Volume Two: The Reader-Writer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198739661
eISBN:
9780191831126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739661.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The ‘Introduction’ describes how in Volume 2 we switch focus from the patron-author to the reader-writers of the Essais, as they circulated around Europe. These are seventeenth-century descendants of ... More


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