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Shakespeare’s Sayings

Shakespeare and Elizabethan Popular Culture : The Arden Critical Companions

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2006

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... and other notable expressions from the writers of antiquity. On Shakespeare’s reworking of commonplaces, see Neil Rhodes , Shakespeare and the Origins of English...

Introduction

Stuart Gillespie

Stuart Gillespie is Reader in English Literature at the University of Glasgow, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Neil Rhodes

Shakespeare and Elizabethan Popular Culture : The Arden Critical Companions

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2006

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... influence see Neil Rhodes , Elizabethan Grotesque ( London , 1980); Michael D. Bristol ,...

Shakespeare and the Mystery Plays

Helen Cooper

Helen Cooper is Professor of Medieval and Renaissance English at the University of Cambridge. She is the author of The English Romance in Time: Transforming Motifs from Geoffrey of Monmouth to the Death of Shakespeare. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Shakespeare and Elizabethan Popular Culture : The Arden Critical Companions

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2006

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...The year is 1644, almost thirty years after Shakespeare’s death, and the Civil War is well under way. The place is Cartmel in Westmorland, on the edge of the fell country far from the London of the theatres. An old man is being interrogated...

Shakespeare and Popular Festivity

Shakespeare and Elizabethan Popular Culture : The Arden Critical Companions

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2006

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...‘Then are we in order when we are most out of order’Arguably more than most other plays of the period, Shakespeare’s are full of evocations of popular festivity which, depending on the dramatic context, can be menacing, neutral...

Shakespeare’s Clowns

Shakespeare and Elizabethan Popular Culture : The Arden Critical Companions

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2006

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...Let those that play your clowns speak no more than is set down for them – for there be of them that will themselves laugh, to set on some quantity of barren spectators to laugh too, though in the meantime some necessary question of the play...

Shakespeare, Ghosts and Popular Folklore

Shakespeare and Elizabethan Popular Culture : The Arden Critical Companions

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2006

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...Unlike Marlowe and Milton, Shakespeare is often seen as an author who bridges social divisions to embody a universality that makes him a repository of all his possible contexts. However, in the past twenty years, those who have chosen...

Shakespeare’s Residuals

Shakespeare and Elizabethan Popular Culture : The Arden Critical Companions

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2006

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...When John Danter entered into the Stationers’ Company register on 6 February 1594 his rights to ‘a booke intituled a Noble Roman Historye of TYTUS ANDRONICUS’ as well as ‘the ballad thereof ’,...

Shakespeare and Popular Song

Stuart Gillespie

Stuart Gillespie is Reader in English Literature at the University of Glasgow, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Shakespeare and Elizabethan Popular Culture : The Arden Critical Companions

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2006

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...Introduction W.H. Auden, perhaps the best-known twentieth-century commentator to have sustained an interest in Shakespeare’s use of music, made these comments on Duke Orsino’s song ‘Come away, death’: This is not the folk song...

Shakespeare and Popular Romance

Shakespeare and Elizabethan Popular Culture : The Arden Critical Companions

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2006

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...The literary category of ‘romance’, let alone ‘popular romance’, is notoriously difficult to define, in that it overlaps with the classical genres of epic and comedy, harks back to the ancient Greek fictions (often called...

Shakespeare and Elizabethan Popular Fiction

Shakespeare and Elizabethan Popular Culture : The Arden Critical Companions

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2006

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...Introduction Robert Greene, Shakespeare’s most prolific contemporary, is less well known today for his own work than as the writer who accused Shakespeare of climbing to success on the backs of his fellows: there is an upstart Crow,...