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Thomas Middleton’s satires before and after the Bishops’ Ban

Rachel E. Hile

in Spenserian Satire: A Tradition of Indirection

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719088087
eISBN:
9781526121073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088087.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Chapter 5 considers two early works of Thomas Middleton with reference to the social and political context of the turn of the seventeenth century, with special attention to how the Bishops’ Ban of ... More


Shahrazūrī on Suhrawardī’s Suspended Images

L. W. C. van Lit

in The World of Image in Islamic Philosophy: Ibn Sina, Suhrawardi, Shahrazuri and Beyond

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474415859
eISBN:
9781474435024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415859.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The chapter discusses how Shahrazūrī developed Suhrawardī’s ideas further. First, this thirteenth century thinker from presumably the border region of present day Iraq and Iran is introduced, paying ... More


Conclusion: ‘Fools, they are the only nation’: Rereading the Interlude and Beyond

Isaac Hui

in Volpone's Bastards: Theorising Jonson's City Comedy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474423472
eISBN:
9781474444958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423472.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This concluding chapter re-examines Jonson’s thinking of metempsychosis based on the previous discussion of Volpone’s bastards. While metempsychosis is usually referred to as the transmigration of ... More


Satire and the “Deathles Soule”: Metempsychosis in the Gosse Manuscript

Lara M. Crowley

in Manuscript Matters: Reading John Donne's Poetry and Prose in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198821861
eISBN:
9780191860997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198821861.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Chapter 2 concerns early interpretations of Donne’s satiric poetry, specifically Metempsychosis. Investigating a copy of Donne’s strange poem in Folger, Manuscript V.a. 241, this study proposes that ... More


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