A quest of inquirie; some contexts of Tudor literature [by] Howard C. Cole.


Indianapolis, Pegasus [1973] .

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Subjects Civilization.
England -- Civilization -- 16th century.
England.
English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.
English literature -- Early modern.
Great Britain -- History -- Tudors, 1485-1603.
Great Britain.
Littérature anglaise -- 16e siècle -- Histoire et critique.
Description xiii, 582 pages 23 cm.
Copyright Date [1973]
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents I. Visitors of other species : the relevance of literary backgrounds -- II. Commit him with his peers : some backgrounds imaginatively applied -- Shakespeare and some literary stimuli -- Shakespeare and some social influences -- The Literary relevance of Tudor facts and assumptions -- The "Meaning" of the Earl of Essex -- Conclusion : History versus historical criticism -- III. Laws of writ and liberty : literary theory versus literary practice -- Tragedy in theory and practice -- The Professional playwright's literary status -- Shakespeare's recalcitrance -- Some theories of poetry : alehouse rhyme and roman numbers -- More practical criticism : a truer art for God and country -- Critical curiosities comprehended and applied.
IV. Wading farther: more relevant critical backgrounds -- Incidental critical relevancies : the case against holofernes -- The Doctrine of creative imitation -- The Doctrine applied -- The Concept of spontaneous artificiality -- The Elizabethan poet and his options -- Conclusion : an unnoted indecorum -- V. Signposts to Arden : Courtiers and citizens at play -- Gloriana's private theater -- Henry VIII's derring-do -- Citizens on holiday -- Some glosses upon make-believe -- VI. Notes beyonde Ela : translations and transfigurations -- For playes no invention -- Broade-cloth, full of workemanshippe -- This land like arras -- Dishes for a feaste ... now minced in a charger -- Cunning ... expressed in the making -- Conclusion : time hath confounded our mindes, our mindes the matter.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.
Geographic Area Great Britain
Network Numbers (OCoLC)590212
(OCoLC)ocm00590212
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WorldCat Identities Cole, Howard C.
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