Ovid and the Liberty of Speech in Shakespeare's England

Ovid and the Liberty of Speech in Shakespeare's England

Author: Heather James

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781108487627

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 320

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This book explores how Ovid, as the poet-philosopher of the liberty of speech, galvanized poetic innovation in English Renaissance poetry.
Ovid and the Liberty of Speech in Shakespeare's England
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Heather James
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-07-08 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book explores how Ovid, as the poet-philosopher of the liberty of speech, galvanized poetic innovation in English Renaissance poetry.
Ovid and the Liberty of Speech in Shakespeare's England
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Heather James
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-07-08 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The range of poetic invention that occurred in Renaissance English literature was vast, from the lyric eroticism of the late sixteenth century to the rise of libertinism in the late seventeenth century. Heather James argues that Ovid, as the poet-philosopher of literary innovation and free speech, was the galvanizing force
Botanical Poetics
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Jessica Rosenberg
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-12-13 - Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

During the middle years of Queen Elizabeth's reign, the number of books published with titles that described themselves as flowers, gardens, or forests more than tripled. During those same years, English printers turned out scores of instructional manuals on gardening and husbandry, retailing useful knowledge to a growing class of
The Oxford History of Poetry in English
Language: en
Pages: 500
Authors: Catherine Bates, Patrick Cheney
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-03-31 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

The Oxford History of Poetry in English is designed to offer a fresh, multi-voiced, and comprehensive analysis of 'poetry': from Anglo-Saxon culture through contemporary British, Irish, American, and Global culture, including English, Scottish, and Welsh poetry, Anglo-American colonial and post-colonial poetry, and poetry in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the Caribbean,
Character and the Individual Personality in English Renaissance Drama
Language: en
Pages: 414
Authors: John E. Curran,, Jr.
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-08-20 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

This book explores representations of the individualistic character in drama, Shakespearean and non-Shakespearean, and some of the Renaissance ideas allowing for and informing them. Setting aside Shakespearean exceptionalism, the study reads a wide variety of plays to explain how intellectual context could allow for such characterization.