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Love's Metamorphosis: John Lyly
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|June 1, 2015

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First performed in the 1580s, Love's Metamorphosis is widely regarded as the most elegantly structured of Lyly's plays. The plot looks back to the account of Erisichthon's punishment for the desecration of Ceres' grove in Ovid's Metamorphosis, but the…
Euphues: The Anatomy of Wit and Euphues and His England John Lyly: An annotated, modern-spelling…

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John Lyly's Euphues: The Anatomy of Wit and Euphues and his England, created a literary sensation in their own age, and had a profound influence on Elizabethan prose. This modern-spelling edition of the two works, the first for nearly a century, is designed to…
Five Elizabethan Progress Entertainments
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|February 1, 2019

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Designed to introduce the student or general reader to a largely unfamiliar area of Elizabethan theatrical activity, Five Elizabethan progress entertainments focuses on a group of entertainments mounted for the monarch in the closing years of her reign. Richly…
Shakespeare's Alternative Tales
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|September 11, 2017

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A knowledge of the history and evolution of the tales on which Shakespeare drew in the composition of his plays is essential for the understanding of his work. In re-telling a particular story, a Renaissance writer was not simply reshaping the structure of the…
Discovering Shakespeare's Meaning: An Introduction To The Study Of Shakespeare's Dramatic Structures

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In this useful guide, Leah Scragg indicates some of the ways in which meaning is generated in Shakespearian drama and the kinds of approaches that might lead to a fuller understanding of the plays. Each chapter focuses on one aspect of the dramatic composition,…
Mother Bombie: John Lyly
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|September 30, 2014

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Mother Bombie is unique among Lyly's comedies in its urban setting and focus upon middle and lower class concerns. The play turns on the tissue of misconceptions surrounding the efforts of four fathers to secure socially advantageous marriages for their heirs,…
The Woman in the Moon: By John Lyly
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|October 15, 2011

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His last known work and the only one to be written primarily in verse, The Woman in the Moon is among Lyly's most entertaining plays. Turning upon the construction of the female character, it has been read as highly misogynistic, and as a sixteenth-century…
Gallathea, 1592
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|October 1, 1998

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John Lyly's comedy Gallathea was performed in 1588, in what may have been already a revival, and was printed by John Charlwood in 1592. The present volume provides a photographic facsimile of this text taken from one of the three surviving copies, now in the…
Discovering Shakespeare's Meaning
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|April 11, 1988

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