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The first fully annotated, contextualised, and textually authoritative edition of Swift's Irish prose writings from 1726 to 1738.
Dramatic Geography: Romance, Intertheatricality, and Cultural Encounter in Early Modern Mediterranean Drama
Focusing on early modern plays which stage encounters between peoples of different cultures, the volume explores the ways in which early modern plays stage dramatic geography and how this has shaped literary and theatrical heritage.
Feeling Pleasures argues that the sense of touch assumed a new and unique importance in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries and that the work of major poets of the period, including Edmund Spenser, William Shakespeare, and John Milton, should be read alongside these developing ideas.
By Keir Elam
Shakespeare's Pictures is the first full-length study of visual objects in Shakespearean drama. In several plays Hamlet, The Merchant of Venice and Twelfth Night, among others pictures are brought on stage - in the form of portraits or other images - as part of the dramatic action. Shakespeare's characters show,...
By Hugh Grady
This book provides a new appreciation of the writing of John Donne by studying it through Walter Benjamin's concept of baroque allegory. Close readings of works including The Songs and Sonnets and The Anniversaries through this lens illuminate John Donne's poetry and develop new directions in Donne studies.
Just as today's embrace of the digital has sparked interest in the history of print culture, the rise of commercial print culture in eighteenth-century Britain inspired reflection at the time on the traditions that had seemingly preceded it. And so it was, as Paula McDowell shows in this book, that...
Traces the impact of the great Italian poet's neglected masterpiece across a broad spectrum of arts from the sixteenth to the late nineteenth centuries, focusing on, among many others, the works of Spenser, Milton, Shakespeare, Daniel, Van Dyck, Poussin, Handel and Byron. -- .
Dublin: Renaissance city of literature interrogates the notion of a literary 'renaissance' in Dublin. Through detailed case studies of print and literature in Renaissance Dublin, the volume covers innovative new ground, including quantitative analysis of print production in Ireland, unique insight into the city's literary communities and considerations of literary...
Examine factors influencing the relationships between writers and readers of poetry in seventeenth-century England and Scotland -- .
Collection of essays by experts in Renaissance and Gothic studies tracks the lines of connection between Gothic sensibilities and the discursive network of the Renaissance -- .