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Arachne in Marlowe’s ‘Ad amicam corruptam’ (Amores 2.5)
(Oxford University Press, 2018-09-20)
When, at the close of the sixteenth century, Christopher Marlowe’s rendition of Amores 2.5 posthumously appeared in All Ovids Elegies (the earliest vernacular translation of this work to have been published in Europe and ...
Beaumont and Fletcher's Rhodes: early modern geopolitics and mythological topography in The Maid's Tragedy
(Humanities Research Centre, Sheffield Hallam University., 2012)
Discussions of Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher's Maid's Tragedy have infrequently engaged with the matter of its setting. Nonetheless, as we are frequently reminded within the play, its tragic events are purportedly ...
“Certaine Amorous Sonnets, Betweene Venus and Adonis”: fictive acts of writing in The Passionate Pilgrime of 1612
(Etudes Epistémè, 2012)
In c. 1599, the London stationer William Jaggard produced two editions of The Passionate Pilgrime, a collection of twenty poems best known for its inclusion of five sonnets by William Shakespeare. Having been lengthened ...
Oenone and Colin Clout
(Edinburgh University Press, 2016-11)
Spenser's Shepheardes Calender was still a new work, not even yet publicly acknowledged by its author, when George Peele made the rather surprising decision to co-opt its central character and reanimate Colin Clout onstage ...
Diana, Dido, and The Fair Maid of Dunsmore: classical precursors, common tunes, and the question of consent in seventeenth-century balladry
(Taylor & Francis, 2017-11-24)
The tragedy of Isabel of Dunsmore an English shepherd s daughter who commits suicide after being impregnated by a social superior is recounted in two similar, yet lyrically distinct seventeenth-century ballads: The ...