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The Homer of Romancy-Writers: Republic, Restoration, and After

Helen Moore

in Amadis in English: A Study in the Reading of Romance

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198832423
eISBN:
9780191871030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832423.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, European Literature

This chapter’s title quotes Margaret Cavendish’s description of Amadis and it explores the return to prominence post-1660 of Amadis’s relationship to French, rather than Spanish, literary culture. ... More


Premiere: Place, Date, and Meaning

Ellen T. Harris

in Henry Purcell's Dido and Aeneas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190271664
eISBN:
9780190271695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190271664.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

Scholars have proposed many different theories in order to date and locate the first performance of Dido and Aeneas. This chapter provides a detailed consideration of each of these arguments. It ... More


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