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A collection of works of non-Shakespearean Renaissance drama. It features plays and pageants not anthologised elsewhere, such as the coronation entries of Queen Anne and Elizabeth I, and Thomas Heywood's 'A Woman Killed with Kindness'.
A bundled set of Arthur F. Kinney's Renaissance Drama: An Anthology of Plays and Entertainments 2nd edition and David Fairer & Christine Gerrard's Eighteenth-Century Poetry: An Annotated Anthology 2nd edition.
This extensively revised anthology makes available the most important poetry and prose from the period between the accession of Henry VIII in 1509 and the English Revolution of 1640. Responding to the broadening of the canon in recent years, it balances the work of familiar Renaissance figures with important texts by women writers, supported by helpful introductions and annotations. A new edition of this popular anthology, which includes many writings from women and from lesser-known writers, alongside established Renaissance figures Includes work by prominent writers of the period, such as such as Spenser, Shakespeare, and Donne, alongside important texts by women, including Queen Elizabeth I, Lady Mary Wroth, and Elizabeth Cary Brings together a variety of key works of the period, along with introductions and annotations to the texts, reflecting developments in critical and cultural theory and the latest Renaissance scholarship Extensively revised, corrected, and expanded to increase the level of annotation, and to make the volume more user-friendly Now includes a thematic table of contents and timeline, and a substantially expanded introduction to enable students to consider entries more easily in the social, cultural, and historical context of the period
This anthology collects together primary texts and documents written by Elizabeth Tudor, Machievelli, Edmund Spencer, Francis Bacon, Ben Jonson, Galileo Galilei, James I, Walter Raleigh and Michel Montaigne relevant to the literature, culture and intellectual life in England between 1550 and 1660. Divided into sections, this collection of primary sources covers such topics as religion, politics, society and social life, education, literary and cultural theories, science and magic, gender and sexuality and exploration and trade. --From publisher's description.
This is a one volume, up-to-date collection of more than fifty wide-ranging essays which will inspire and guide students of the Renaissance and provide course leaders with a substantial and helpful frame of reference. Provides new perspectives on established texts. Orientates the new student, while providing advanced students with current and new directions. Pioneered by leading scholars. Occupies a unique niche in Renaissance studies. Illustrated with 12 single-page black and white prints.
This anthology of drama in English contains plays from the late 14th century to the onset of the Renaissance. It brings together selections from all the major dramatic genres to provide a sense of the breadth and depth of medieval dramatic activity.
A new critical edition of Mungo Park’s TRAVELS (first published in 1799) that places it within the context of postcolonial discourse as well as cultural studies in general.

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