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The Harman-lists

Julie Coleman

in A History of Cant and Slang Dictionaries: Volume I: 1567-1784

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199557097
eISBN:
9780191719875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557097.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Lexicography

This chapter discusses the word-lists published by Thomas Harman, Thomas Dekker, and S. R. All three claim to be listing the language of wandering beggars. Harman's work has a rural setting, but ... More


The Place of the Present: Making Time and The Roaring Girl

Nina Levine

in Practicing the City: Early Modern London on Stage

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267866
eISBN:
9780823272426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267866.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Taking Middleton and Dekker’s The Roaring Girl as its central dramatic text, this chapter explores the temporal complexity of staging the contemporary city. It does so by considering the temporal ... More


Identifying the Author of Pericles, Acts 1 and 2

MACD. P. JACKSON

in Defining Shakespeare: Pericles as Test Case

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199260508
eISBN:
9780191717635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260508.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter attempts to identify the author of Pericles, Acts 1 and 2. George Wilkins, Thomas Heywood, John Day, William Rowley, George Chapman, Thomas Dekker, and Thomas Middleton have all been ... More


The Revision of Early Modern Play Texts

Richard Dutton

in Shakespeare, Court Dramatist

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198777748
eISBN:
9780191823169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198777748.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Drama

There is debate about how and why Elizabethan play texts were revised. Did dramatists complete their plays in what were known as their ‘foul papers’ and then the players reduced them to playing ... More


‘What beast was't then’: Stretching the Boundaries in Macbeth

Andreas Höfele

in Stage, Stake, and Scaffold: Humans and Animals in Shakespeare's Theatre

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199567645
eISBN:
9780191731075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567645.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

An initial charting of the field, the first chapter centres on Macbeth, a play that probes into what ‘may become a man’ across a precariously permeable line of species distinction and compellingly ... More


Reading Revelations: Figuring the End in Post-Reformation Literary Culture

Victoria Brownlee

in Biblical Readings and Literary Writings in Early Modern England, 1558-1625

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198812487
eISBN:
9780191850325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812487.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter explores the end-point of typological history, apocalypse. The discussion of the Book of Revelation focuses on the ways in which the ongoing struggle between Protestantism and ... More


Dekker and Company

Henry S. Turner

in The Corporate Commonwealth: Pluralism and Political Fictions in England, 1516-1651

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226363356
eISBN:
9780226363493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226363493.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter focuses on the guild and livery company as corporate forms: on the place of guilds and livery companies within the “body politic” of the City of London, and the relation of guilds, ... More


Paul’s Work

Roze Hentschell

in St Paul's Cathedral Precinct in Early Modern Literature and Culture: Spatial Practices

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198848813
eISBN:
9780191883187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198848813.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter highlights the fabric of the cathedral and the protracted debates surrounding its repairs. A narrative is constructed of the efforts of cathedral renovation in the sixty years after the ... More


Prologue: Masks for the Faceless

George Oppitz-Trotman

in Stages of Loss: The English Comedians and their Reception

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198858805
eISBN:
9780191890901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198858805.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama, Early and Medieval Literature

The virtues of theatre in a European tradition have generally been connected to its perceived success in concealing or graduating from its (allegedly) degrading origins in travel and movement. ... More


Owning Up to Furor: The “Poets’ War” and Its Aftermath in Sonnets 100–126

William J. Kennedy

in Petrarchism at Work: Contextual Economies in the Age of Shakespeare

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700019
eISBN:
9781501703812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700019.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter explores the influences of the so-called “poets’ war” in the Sonnets 100–126. Most of these poems belonged to a period when Shakespeare faced competition posed by a new generation of ... More


“Quilted with Mighty Words to Lean Purpose”: Clothing and Queer Style in The Roaring Girl

James M. Bromley

in Clothing and Queer Style in Early Modern English Drama

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198867821
eISBN:
9780191904516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198867821.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter zeroes in on the sartorial practices of the aptly named Jack Dapper from Thomas Dekker and Thomas Middleton’s The Roaring Girl. Taking up new materialism and ecocritical theory, it ... More


“Invisible Sex!”: What Looks Like the Act in Early Modern Drama?

Christine Varnado

in Sex before Sex: Figuring the Act in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680764
eISBN:
9781452948560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680764.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on the different aspects of the construction of sexual knowledge, and examines the imaginative possibilities and erotic identifications that structure modern readings of early ... More


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