Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-5 of 5 items

  • Keywords: William Painter x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Fictions and their Commentaries before 1570

R. W. Maslen

in Elizabethan Fictions: Espionage, Counter-espionage, and the Duplicity of Fiction in Early Elizabethan Prose Narratives

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198119913
eISBN:
9780191671241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198119913.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The second chapter considers the impact on Elizabethan fiction of the story-collections of William Painter, Geoffrey Fenton, and the little-known fabulists who worked alongside them. By the 1560s, ... More


Shakespeare’s Macbeth and Livy’s Legendary Rome

John-Mark Philo

in An Ocean Untouched and Untried: The Tudor Translations of Livy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198857983
eISBN:
9780191890529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857983.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Chapter 5 explores the influence exerted by Livy on Shakespeare’s Macbeth. Livy’s account of the early, legendary Rome makes itself felt in Macbeth in two distinct but complementary ways. When Hector ... More


Livy’s Lucretia in English Poetry and Prose: William Painter’s Palace of Pleasure and Shakespeare’s Lucrece

John-Mark Philo

in An Ocean Untouched and Untried: The Tudor Translations of Livy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198857983
eISBN:
9780191890529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857983.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Chapter 4 compares Painter’s re-politicizing of the Lucretia legend with Shakespeare’s adaptation of the same narrative in Lucrece. By returning to Livy, this chapter argues, Painter placed a renewed ... More


An Ocean Untouched and Untried: The Tudor Translations of Livy

John-Mark Philo

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198857983
eISBN:
9780191890529
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857983.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This is a study of the translation and reception of the Roman historian Livy in early-modern England. The work examines the four Tudor translations of Livy’s history of Rome, the Ab Urbe Condita, ... More


The European Reception of Livy (1469–1600)

John-Mark Philo

in An Ocean Untouched and Untried: The Tudor Translations of Livy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198857983
eISBN:
9780191890529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857983.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Chapter 1 explores Livy’s early reception and translation in Renaissance Europe, examining the first, key decades in which the history reached a wider audience through its publication on the ... More


View: