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Ovidian retro-metamorphosis on the Elizabethan stage
(McMaster University Library Press and Becker Associates, 2018-11-02)
Although Ovid dedicated his Metamorphoses to the subject of change, the vast majority of the corporeal alterations catalogued in this ancient Roman poem are singular, permanent transformations. In contrast, dramatists ...
The Jacobean Grand Tour: Early Stuart Travellers in Europe, Edward Chaney and Timothy Wilks. I.B. Tauris, London (2014)
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Resurrecting Shakespeare's ghost plays
(Oxford University Press, 2018-09-04)
This article draws attention to a group of remarkably similar novels published between 2003 and 2009: William Martin s Harvard Yard, Jennifer Lee Carrell s The Shakespeare Secret (also known as Interred with Their Bones), ...
Gower’s slothful Aeneas in Batman’s Christall Glasse of Christian Reformation
(Oxford University Press, 2014-08-01)
ALTHOUGH early modern medievalisms have been the subject of considerable interest in recent scholarship, much work remains to be done on the literary reception and influence of John Gower’s only major vernacular work, ...
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 ...
A networks-science investigation into the epic poems of Ossian
(WorldScientific Open Access, 2016-10-21)
In 1760 James Macpherson published the first volume of a series of epic poems which he claimed to have translated into English from ancient Scottish-Gaelic sources. The poems, which purported to have been composed by a ...
Transcription maximized; expense Minimized? Crowdsourcing and editing The Collected Works of Jeremy Bentham
(Oxford University Press, 2012-03-28)
This article discusses the crowdsourced manuscript transcription project Transcribe Bentham, and how it will impact upon long-established editorial practices at the Bentham Project, University College London, which is ...
(Irish Literary Supplement, 1987)
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 ...