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Dunbar the Makar

Dunbar the Makar

Priscilla Bawcutt

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129639
eISBN:
9780191671807
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129639.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Dunbar's genius has been recognised not only by critics but by modern poets such as Auden and Eliot. This critical study examines Dunbar's view of himself as a poet, or ‘makar’, and the way he ... More

The Faerie Queene and Middle English Romance: The Matter of Just Memory

The Faerie Queene and Middle English Romance: The Matter of Just Memory

Andrew King

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187226
eISBN:
9780191674662
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187226.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Scholarship on Middle English romance has done little to access the textual and bibliographical continuity of this remarkable literary tradition into the 16th century and its impact on Elizabethan ... More

Imagining SpectatorshipFrom the Mysteries to the Shakespearean Stage

Imagining Spectatorship: From the Mysteries to the Shakespearean Stage

John J. McGavin and Greg Walker

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198768616
eISBN:
9780191821998
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198768616.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This book offers a new discussion of how spectators witnessed early drama from the mystery plays to the work of Shakespeare. It combines historical and theoretical reflection with closely analysed ... More

Lawyers at PlayLiterature, Law, and Politics at the Early Modern Inns of Court, 1558-1581

Lawyers at Play: Literature, Law, and Politics at the Early Modern Inns of Court, 1558-1581

Jessica Winston

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198769422
eISBN:
9780191822421
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198769422.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Many early modern poets and playwrights were also members of the legal societies the Inns of Court, and these authors shaped the development of key genres of the English Renaissance, especially lyric ... More

Premodern ScotlandLiterature and Governance 1420-1587

Premodern Scotland: Literature and Governance 1420-1587

Joanna Martin and Emily Wingfield (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198787525
eISBN:
9780191829635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198787525.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This book brings together original essays by a group of international scholars to offer ground-breaking research into the ‘Advice to Princes’ tradition and related themes of good self- and public ... More

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