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English Catholics and Ireland

Christopher Highley

in Catholics Writing the Nation in Early Modern Britain and Ireland

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199533404
eISBN:
9780191714726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533404.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

English Catholics and Ireland asks how early modern English Catholics of various stripes viewed their co-religionists in Ireland as well as Irish Catholicity generally. Privileged in Medieval English ... More


Courteous Virgil: The Manuscript Translations of an Anonymous Poet, Sir John Harington and Sir William Mure of Rowallan

Sheldon Brammall

in The English Aeneid: Translations of Virgil 1555-1646

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748699087
eISBN:
9781474412384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748699087.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Manuscript translations reveal a different side of Virgil’s reception than is apparent in printed texts. Several substantial English translations never entered print in any form during the ... More


Epigrams in manuscript

James Doelman

in The Epigram in England, 1590-1640

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719096440
eISBN:
9781526115218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096440.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter 5 examines the nature of different types of surviving manuscripts -- authors’ working copies, collectors’ miscellanies and gift manuscripts -- in which larger numbers of epigrams appear. ... More


Fiordispina’s English Afterlives: From Harington to Ali Smith

Ita Mac Carthy

in Ariosto, the Orlando Furioso and English Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780197266502
eISBN:
9780191884221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266502.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This essay examines the fortunes in English literature of one of Ariosto’s minor characters, the Spanish princess Fiordispina. It focuses, in particular, on the very different ways in which English ... More


. Infidel Texts and Errant Sexuality: Translation, Reading, and Conversion in Harington’s Orlando Furioso

Dennis Austin Britton

in Becoming Christian: Race, Reformation, and Early Modern English Romance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823257140
eISBN:
9780823261482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257140.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Chapter 3 considers John Harington’s distinctly Protestant translation of Ludovico Ariosto’s epic romance, Orlando Furioso. It suggests that Harington’s translation gained legitimacy by creating a ... More


Hunting, Poaching, and Social Privilege

ROGER B. MANNING

in Hunters and Poachers: A Social and Cultural History of Unlawful Hunting in England 1485-1640

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198203247
eISBN:
9780191675805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203247.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines hunting and poaching in medieval England in the context of social privilege. It explains that almost all monarchs during this period were immersed in the deer-hunting culture ... More


‘Masking naked in a net’: Author and Text in the Works of Gascoigne and Harington

Jane Griffiths

in Diverting Authorities: Experimental Glossing Practices in Manuscript and Print

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199654512
eISBN:
9780191789434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654512.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter considers the works of George Gascoigne and Sir John Harington as examples of an emerging interest in the way in which the format of a book shaped reception of the text it contained. ... More


Authorship

James Doelman

in The Epigram in England, 1590-1640

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719096440
eISBN:
9781526115218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096440.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter 7 explores the continuing tension between anonymity and acknowledged or even emphatic authorship of epigrams. The epigram tradition had always more fully connected these poems with their ... More


Two facets of the epigram: names and responsiveness

James Doelman

in The Epigram in England, 1590-1640

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719096440
eISBN:
9781526115218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096440.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter 9 is concerned with two central elements of the genre: naming and responsiveness. As the majority of epigrams are ultimately concerned with the summary identification of vice, folly and ... More


Monopolizing Culture: Two Case Studies

Joseph Loewenstein

in The Author's Due: Printing and the Prehistory of Copyright

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226490403
eISBN:
9780226490410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226490410.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter investigates two case studies regarding monopolizing the culture. Sir John Harington's toilet is designed with the specific goal of removing not only all waste but also all odors, of ... More


Coda: Harington’s ‘Of Moyses’

James Doelman

in The Epigram in England, 1590-1640

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719096440
eISBN:
9781526115218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096440.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The book ends with a brief reflection on a “religious epigram” by Sir John Harington that manifests the typical Martialian tone and approach that dominated the genre in the period1590 to 1640.


Buzzed, scrawled and printed: composition and circulation of topical epigrams

James Doelman

in The Epigram in England, 1590-1640

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719096440
eISBN:
9781526115218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096440.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter considers the topical and ephemeral origins of individual epigrams, and how some came to circulate widely, both by word of mouth and as posted poems. Epigrams sometimes worked as part of ... More


The readers of printed epigram books

James Doelman

in The Epigram in England, 1590-1640

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719096440
eISBN:
9781526115218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096440.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter 8 presents a variety of readers of the printed epigram book: the general implied reader against whom the epigrammatist extended habitual scorn, the ideal reader that a few imagined, and the ... More


The Epigram in England, 1590-1640

James Doelman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719096440
eISBN:
9781526115218
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096440.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

While among the most common of Renaissance genres, the epigram has been largely neglected by scholars and critics: James Doelman’s The Epigram in England: 1590-1640 is the first major study on the ... More


Rabelaisian Comedy and Satire

Nicholas McDowell

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 1: Prose Fiction in English from the Origins of Print to 1750

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199580033
eISBN:
9780191869730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199580033.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter examines the influence of François Rabelais on English prose fiction prior to Laurence Sterne. While Rabelais had long been crudely identified with drunkenness and atheism, Gargantua and ... More


Translating at Leisure: Gentlemen and Gentlewomen

Gillian Wright

in The Oxford History of Literary Translation in English: Volume 2 1550-1660

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199246212
eISBN:
9780191803376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199246212.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter focuses on male and female translators in the 1550–1660 period. Gentlemanly translations included works from both the classical languages and modern vernaculars. Gentlemen may have had ... More


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