Authority and Diplomacy from Dante to Shakespeare

Authority and Diplomacy from Dante to Shakespeare

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781472403391
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Publication date: 08/28/2013
Series: Transculturalisms, 1400-1700
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Jason Powell is Assistant Professor at Saint Joseph's University, USA. William T. Rossiter is Senior Lecturer at the University East Anglia, UK.

Jason Powell, William T. Rossiter, Elisa Brilli, Alexander Lee, Mariana Neilly, Kate Ash, Bradley J. Irish, Mike Rodman Jones, Diego Pirillo, John Watkins, Mark Netzloff, Joanna Craigwood.


Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction, Jason Powell and William T. Rossiter; The art of saying exile, Elisa Brilli; Petrarch and the Venetian-Genoese war of 1350-1355, Alexander Lee; William de la Pole’s poetic ‘parlement’: the political lyrics of Bodleian MS Fairfax 16, Mariana Neilly; ‘I beseik thy Maiestie serene’: difficulties of diplomacy in Sir David Lyndsay’s Dreme, Kate Ash; ‘Not cardinal but king’: Thomas Wolsey and the Henrician diplomatic imagination, Bradley J. Irish; In Spayne: Sir Thomas Wyatt and the poetics of embassy, William T. Rossiter; License and Lutheranism: diplomatic gossip, religious identity, and the Earl of Surrey, Mike Rodman Jones; Tasso at the French embassy: epic, diplomacy and the law of nations, Diego Pirillo; The 1559 Peace of Cateau-Cambrésis: print, marriages of state, and the expansion of diplomatic literacy, John Watkins; Astrophil the orator: diplomacy and diplomats in Sidney’s Astrophil and Stella, Jason Powell; Public diplomacy and the comedy of state: Chapman’s Monsieur D’Olive, Mark Netzloff; Shakespeare’s kingmaking ambassadors, Joanna Craigwood; Bibliography; Index.


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