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Intertextuality and Romance in Renaissance Drama
Language: en
Pages: 214
Authors: Richard Hillman
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-07-27 - Publisher: Springer

These essays apply the postmodernist theory of intertextuality to romantic drama of the English Renaissance, including work by Heywood, Beaumont and Fletcher, Ford, and especially Shakespeare. Placing the plays into dynamic relation with a wide variety of literary, cultural, and political 'intertexts' causes them to signify in ways not previously
Shakespeare, Marlow and the Politics of France
Language: en
Pages: 260
Authors: R. Hillman
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-04-09 - Publisher: Springer

Taking a wide-ranging intertextual approach, Richard Hillman sets Early Modern English play-texts against political and cultural discourses concerning France, as these informed contemporary English consciousness. The English works explored go beyond those directly representing French affairs; the French examples include dramatic treatments of Joan of Arc and of the assassination
Shakespeare's Stage Traffic
Language: en
Pages: 305
Authors: Janet Clare
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-01-09 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Contesting the notion of Shakespeare as originator, Clare demonstrates how Shakespeare adapted, imitated and borrowed from the work of others.
The Italian World of English Renaissance Drama
Language: en
Pages: 370
Authors: Michele Marrapodi, A. J. Hoenselaars, Ton Hoenselaars
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: University of Delaware Press

It is widely accepted that English Renaissance drama owes its extraordinary richness and variety to the blending of elements originating from the medieval heritage and classical and Italian dramatic traditions. This grafting of the "Italian world" onto the English Renaissance goes far beyond the conventional research of the literary sources.
Untimely Matter in the Time of Shakespeare
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Jonathan Gil Harris
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-11-24 - Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

Selected by Choice magazine as an Outstanding Academic Title for 2009 The New Historicism of the 1980s and early 1990s was preoccupied with the fashioning of early modern subjects. But, Jonathan Gil Harris notes, the pronounced tendency now is to engage with objects. From textiles to stage beards to furniture,