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Ancient Pantomime and the Rise of Ballet

Edith Hall

in New Directions in Ancient Pantomime

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199232536
eISBN:
9780191716003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232536.003.0017
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

It was ancient pantomime's destiny to play a seminal role in the emergence of classical ballet, and subsequently, in the twentieth century, of avant‐garde Tanztheater. It is well known that the ... More


Shakespeare's Incarnational Aesthetic: The Mystery Plays and Catholicism

Beatrice Groves

in Texts and Traditions: Religion in Shakespeare 1592 - 1604

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199208982
eISBN:
9780191706158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208982.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter examines residual Catholicism in early modern culture. It considers the ways in which early-modern drama is the inheritor of the mystery plays, arguing that their Incarnational aesthetic ... More


The ‘Shepheards Nation’: Jacobean Spenserians and Early Stuart Political Culture 1612-25

Michelle O'Callaghan

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186380
eISBN:
9780191674549
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186380.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

This is a study of a group of Jacobean Spenserian poets, William Browne, George Wither, and Christopher Brooke, and of the ways in which these writers represented themselves as a distinctive ... More


The Yin of Early Modern Vietnamese Culture Challenges the Yang of Tradition, 1932–1939

Neil L. Jamieson

in Understanding Vietnam

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520201576
eISBN:
9780520916586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520201576.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the conflict between traditional and early modern culture in Vietnam during the period from 1932 to 1939. Both intra- and interpersonal conflict intensified in early Vietnamese ... More


Hamlet and the Vision of Darkness

Rhodri Lewis

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691204512
eISBN:
9780691210926
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691204512.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This book is a radical new interpretation of the most famous play in the English language. By exploring Shakespeare's engagements with the humanist traditions of early modern England and Europe, the ... More


Sex before Sex: Figuring the Act in Early Modern England

James M. Bromley and Will Stockton (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680764
eISBN:
9781452948560
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680764.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

What is sex exactly? Does everyone agree on a definition? And does that definition hold when considering literary production in other times and places? This book makes clear that we cannot simply ... More


The Building Blocks

Stefania Tutino

in Uncertainty in Post-Reformation Catholicism: A History of Probabilism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190694098
eISBN:
9780190694128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190694098.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter is an introduction to the general approach that this book takes in understanding probabilism, and to the intellectual categories and theological vocabulary that early modern probabilists ... More


Lawyers at Play: Literature, Law, and Politics at the Early Modern Inns of Court, 1558-1581

Jessica Winston

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198769422
eISBN:
9780191822421
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198769422.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Many early modern poets and playwrights were also members of the legal societies the Inns of Court, and these authors shaped the development of key genres of the English Renaissance, especially lyric ... More


Merchant Organization and Maritime Trade in the North Atlantic, 1660-1815

Olaf Uwe Janzen (ed.)

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128855
eISBN:
9781786944795
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128855.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This journal presents the challenges faced by maritime merchants operating in the North Atlantic in the early modern period, and examines the opportunities, aspirations, and methods utilised in the ... More


Reading Literature Historically: Drama and Poetry from Chaucer to the Reformation

Greg Walker

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748681013
eISBN:
9780748684434
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748681013.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This book explores both the value and the potential pitfalls of reading the literature and drama of the period from the 1380s to the Reformation ‘historically’, that is, in dialogue with historical ... More


Watching The Three Estates

John J. Mcgavin and Greg Walker

in Imagining Spectatorship: From the Mysteries to the Shakespearean Stage

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198768616
eISBN:
9780191821998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198768616.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter offers the third of the book’s extended case studies of spectatorial experience. It starts with the authors’ differing experiences of a unique modern performance of the full version of ... More


Friendship and its Discourses in the Seventeenth Century

Cedric C. Brown

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198790792
eISBN:
9780191833434
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790792.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Milton Studies

Cedric C. Brown combines the study of literature and social history in order to recognize the immense importance of friendship bonds to early modern society. Drawing on new archival research, he ... More


Merchant Organization and Maritime Trade in the North Atlantic, 1660-1815: Some Reflections

Henry G. Roseveare

in Merchant Organization and Maritime Trade in the North Atlantic, 1660-1815

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128855
eISBN:
9781786944795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128855.003.0011
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This final chapter closes the volume with a commentary on the collected papers. It commends the paper for offering a thoughtful and original study on merchant organisation and maritime trade in the ... More


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