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Devil and the Vice in the English dramatic literature before Shakespeare

Lysander William Cushman

Devil and the Vice in the English dramatic literature before Shakespeare

by Lysander William Cushman

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Published by Frank Cass in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English drama -- Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 -- History and criticism.,
  • Devil in literature.,
  • Vice in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby L. W. Cushman.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR641 .C8 1970a, PR641 .C8 1970a
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 148 p.
    Number of Pages148
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14115722M

      The first English novel is generally accepted to be Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe, in , more than a hundred years after Shakespeare’s final play. Robinson Crusoe set the style and standard for novels which followed, which were prose romances.   Among Shakespeare's most important sources, Raphael Holinshed's Chronicles of England, Scotland, and Ireland () is significant for the English history plays, although Shakespeare did not hesitate to transform a character when it suited his dramatic purposes.

      Extracts from the Garrick plays [i.e. Garrick's collection bequeathed to the British museum]. Originally published in Hone's Table book.: v.2, p. []Pages: Biography research papers on William Shakespeare begin with noting that William Shakespeare () was a great English playwright and poet. Shakespeare, a one of the great world literature authors, is recognized as a great topic for English literature research papers. William Shakespeare (bapt. 26 April – 23 April ) was an English poet, playwright, and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's greatest dramatist. He is often called England's national poet and the "Bard of Avon" (or simply "the Bard"). His extant works, including collaborations, consist of some 39 plays, sonnets, two long narrative Born: Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England.

    English literature, literature written in English since c by the inhabitants of the British Isles; it was during the 15th cent. that the English language acquired much of its.   A Student's Guide to William Shakespeare (Understanding Literature) Library Binding – May 1, byPrice: $ The grandson of the Duke of Northumberland and heir presumptive to the earls of Leicester and Warwick, Sir Philip Sidney was not himself a nobleman. Today he is closely associated in the popular imagination with the court of Elizabeth I, though he spent relatively little time at the English court, and until his appointment as governor of Flushing in received little preferment from Elizabeth.


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