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Shakespeare and His Contemporaries

Essays in Comparison (Revels Plays Companion Library)

by Honigmann, E. A. J.

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Published by Manchester Univ Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakespeare, William,,
  • English Drama,
  • Plays / Drama,
  • Shakespeare,
  • Shakespeare, William,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • 1564-1616,
  • 17th century

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages143
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7839201M
    ISBN 100719018129
    ISBN 109780719018121

      It contains information on the life and works of William Shakespeare and his contemporaries including Ben Jonson, Chirstopher Marlowe,Thomas Kyd, George Chapman, Thomas Middleton, Francis Beaumont, John Fletcher, John Webster, Thomas Heywood, Philip Massinger, Thomas Dekker, Cyril Tourneur and John Ford, to name a : Winnie Shyam. Shakespeare and his Contemporaries Charles Nicholl is the author of nine books, including The Reckoning, an investigation into the murder of Christopher .

    Shakespeare and his contemporaries. [Jonathan Locke Hart] -- This book is concerned with language, genre, drama, and literary and historical narrative and examines the comedy of Shakespeare in the context of comedies from Italy, Spain, and France in the. Shakespeare and his contemporaries. [Charles Nicholl; National Portrait Gallery (Great Britain)] William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Charles Nicholl; National Portrait Gallery (Great Britain) Find more information about William Shakespeare (

    To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Reader Q&A To ask other readers questions about Multilingualism in the Drama of Shakespeare and His Contemporaries, please sign up.5/5(1). Shakespeare's Contemporaries Shakespearean England was a treasure-trove of historical giants – Elizabeth I, Ben Jonson, the Earl of Essex, Edward Alleyn, John Lyly, William Kempe – all fascinating to be sure. It was hard to choose, but here is a list of those five contemporaries of the Bard whose lives I find most intriguing. 1. Christopher.


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" Shakespeare and His Contemporaries embraces a gamut of dramatists, not only Marlowe, Greene, and Jonson, but also Caldéron, Molière, Cervantes, Racine, and others. It shows how history and theory mix in the Elizabethan Age and how, too, in the age of global expansion, their relation to theater informs their world and ours.4/5(1).

Although a slim volume, Shakespeare and his Contemporaries by Charles Nicholl (published by the British National Portrait Gallery ) accomplishes its purpose. As the title indicates, the volume illustrates the various persons, distinguished and not, that Shakespeare /5.

Illustrated throughout with portraits, engravings and printed documents, Shakespeare and His Contemporaries, part of The National Portrait Gallery Companions series, demonstrates through the biographies of these key literary figures how Elizabethan society valued literary talent as well as how these writers saw themselves.

Read more Read lessAuthor: Charles Nicholl. Shakespeare's Contemporaries While we've come to understand the Bard from Stratford as Renaissance theatre's most prominent representative, there was much more to the English stage of that time than Shakespeare alone -- in fact, to his contemporaries Shakespeare was only one of a whole number of popular playwrights.

" Shakespeare and His Contemporaries book and His Contemporaries embraces a gamut of dramatists, not only Marlowe, Greene, and Jonson, but also Caldéron, Molière, Cervantes, Racine, and others.

It shows how history and theory mix Shakespeare and His Contemporaries book the Elizabethan Age and how, too, in the age of global expansion, their relation to theater informs their world and by: 4. The Harvard concordance to Shakespeare. The home book of Shakespeare quotations, being also a concordance & a glossary of the unique words & phrases in the plays & poems.

The Reader's Encyclopedia of Shakespeare. Shakespeare A to Z: the essential reference to his plays, his poems, his life and times, and : Winnie Shyam.

The plays of Shakespeare, Jonson, Massinger and Chapman often present a much darker image of Rome, as exemplifying barbarism rather than civility. Through a comparative analysis of the Roman plays of Shakespeare and his contemporaries, and including detailed discussion of the classical historians Livy, Tacitus and Plutarch, this study examines the uses of Roman history - 'the myth of Rome' - in Shakespeare's Cited by: Shakespeare Contemporaries: An Overview Ben Jonson.

Ben Jonson became one of Shakespeare’s closest friends. Try and imagine that Shakespeare had never existed: Christopher Marlow. Christopher Marlowe, apart from being a major and brilliant playwright, was an interesting character.

Robert Greene. Dealing with a wide range of Shakespeare's plays and poems, and with many works of his contemporaries, this study gives readers a deeper insight into a crucial aspect of Shakespeare's culture and his use of it in by: Shakespeare's contemporaries We regularly stage plays by Shakespeare's contemporaries - playwrights who lived and worked at the same time as Shakespeare.

W riters and playwrights working in the same era as Shakespeare included Christopher Marlowe, Thomas Middleton, John Webster, Ben Jonson and Thomas Dekker. Shakespeare's impact on his contemporaries actors Allusion-Book allusions appears author of TR bad quartos believe Ben Jonson Bentley Catiline Chettle comedies contemporary critical derivative play Digges doth dramatists E.

Chambers echoes edition Elizabethan evidence explain Folio followed Francis Shakespeare: The Evidence. out of 5 stars Shakespeare's Impact on His Contemporaries. Reviewed in the United States on J Verified Purchase. A fascinating, if biased, look at Shakespeare in his time,and an attempt to evaluate how contemporaries may have judged him.

Not entirely convincing, but we lack substantive data--and, can't entirely trust those Cited by:   Shakespeare and His Contemporaries: Books on Shakespeare's Contemporaries This guide was created for students at SCSU who are studying Shakespeare and his : Winnie Shyam.

the fundamentals of preparing poetic texts, including a comprehensive yet Acting in a play written by Shakespeare or his contemporaries can offer students special insight into the text that they are not likely to obtain otherwise.

But it comes with its own unique challenges.4/5. Shakespeare and His Contemporaries: : Hart, Jonathan: Books. Skip to main Try Prime Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Basket.

Books Go Search Hello Select your 4/5(1). William Shakespeare and his peers helped create not only a new kind of theatre in the Elizabethan era but also a new form of language. In an age of religious and political upheaval, they gave timeless expression to what it means to be human in works that continue to be staples of the Western canon.

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Thank you for your : " Shakespeare and His Contemporaries embraces a gamut of dramatists, not only Marlowe, Greene, and Jonson, but also Caldéron, Molière, Cervantes, Racine, and others. It shows how history and theory mix in the Elizabethan Age and how, too, in the age of global expansion, their relation to theater informs their world and : Palgrave Macmillan US.

OCLC Number: Notes: Title from editor's note. Description: pages: illustrations ; 26 cm. Contents: Studies in Elizabethan and Jacobean drama since / Arthur Brown --Shakespeare and Lyly / Marco Mincoff --Shakespeare and Mundy / I.A.

Shapiro --Marlowe as provocative agent in Shakespeare's early plays / Nicholas Brooke --The Tragedy of revenge in Shakespeare and Webster. A subject search uses the Library of Congress subject headings.

Here are some subject headings for finding information on Shakespeare and his contemporaries: English drama -- Early modern and Elizabethan, English drama -- Early modern and Elizabethan, -- History and criticism English drama -- 17th centuryAuthor: Winnie Shyam.

Read "Shakespeare and His Contemporaries" by J. Hart available from Rakuten Kobo. This book is concerned with language, genre, drama, and literary and historical narrative and examines the comedy of Sha Brand: Palgrave Macmillan US.The essays collected here reconsider the pervasive influence of Italian culture, literature and traditions on early modern English drama.

The volume focuses strongly on Shakespeare but also includes contributions on Marston, Middleton, Ford, Brome, Aretino, and other early modern dramatists.Publisher Synopsis " Shakespeare and His Contemporaries embraces a gamut of dramatists, not only Marlowe, Greene, and Jonson, but also Calderon, Moliere, Cervantes, Racine, and others.

It shows how history and theory mix in the Elizabethan Age and how, too, in the age of global expansion, their relation to theater informs their world and ours.