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Divinity and State

Divinity and State

David Womersley

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199255641
eISBN:
9780191719615
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255641.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Shakespeare Studies

In 1589 the Privy Council encouraged the Archbishop of Canterbury to take steps to control the theatres, which had offended authority by putting on plays which addressed ‘certen matters of Divinytie ... More

The Face of MammonThe Matter of Money in English Renaissance Literature

The Face of Mammon: The Matter of Money in English Renaissance Literature

David Landreth

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199773299
eISBN:
9780199932665
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773299.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The Face of Mammon studies the gold and silver coins of sixteenth‐century England as they are articulated in literary writing. Landreth argues that the coinage of the sixteenth century ... More

Hamlet’s MomentDrama and Political Knowledge in Early Modern England

Hamlet’s Moment: Drama and Political Knowledge in Early Modern England

András Kiséry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198746201
eISBN:
9780191808814
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746201.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Hamlet’s Moment reveals how plays written in the first decade of the seventeenth century were shaped by forms of professional political knowledge and the social promises such knowledge held. This ... More

The Machine in the TextScience and Literature in the Age of Shakespeare and Galileo

The Machine in the Text: Science and Literature in the Age of Shakespeare and Galileo

Howard Marchitello

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199608058
eISBN:
9780191729492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608058.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Shakespeare Studies

The reassessment of the ‘two cultures’ of art and science has been one of the most urgent areas of research in literary and historical studies over the last fifteen years. The early modern period is ... More

Narcissism and Suicide in Shakespeare and his Contemporaries

Narcissism and Suicide in Shakespeare and his Contemporaries

Eric Langley

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199541232
eISBN:
9780191716072
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541232.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Shakespeare Studies

The subjects of this book are the subjects whose subjects are themselves. Narcissus so himself himself forsook, And died to kiss his shadow in the brook. In accusing the introspective Adonis of ... More

The Quest for CardenioShakespeare, Fletcher, Cervantes, and the Lost Play

The Quest for Cardenio: Shakespeare, Fletcher, Cervantes, and the Lost Play

David Carnegie and Gary Taylor (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199641819
eISBN:
9780191749025
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641819.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Celebrating the quatercenary of publication of the first translation of Don Quixote, this book addresses the ongoing debates about the lost Jacobean play The History of Cardenio, based on Cervantes, ... More

Shakespeare | CutRethinking cutwork in an age of distraction

Shakespeare | Cut: Rethinking cutwork in an age of distraction

Bruce R. Smith

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198735526
eISBN:
9780191822506
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735526.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Video cuts in Shakespeare productions by companies like the Wooster Group and Toneelgroep Amsterdam, cut-and-paste searches of Shakespeare’s texts in online databases, cut-scenes from Shakespeare in ... More

Shakespeare and the Remains of Richard III

Shakespeare and the Remains of Richard III

Philip Schwyzer

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199676101
eISBN:
9780191762840
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199676101.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This book explores how recollections and traces of the reign of Richard III survived a century and more to influence the world and work of William Shakespeare. In Richard III, Shakespeare depicts an ... More

Shakespeare's First FolioFour Centuries of an Iconic Book

Shakespeare's First Folio: Four Centuries of an Iconic Book

Emma Smith

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198754367
eISBN:
9780191844416
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198754367.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This is a biography of a book: the first collected edition of Shakespeare’s plays printed in 1623 and known as the First Folio. It begins with the story of its first purchaser in London in December ... More

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