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Shakespeare, Marlowe, Jonson: New Directions in Biography / Edition 1

Shakespeare, Marlowe, Jonson: New Directions in Biography / Edition 1

by J.R. Mulryne, Takashi Kozuka
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ISBN-13: 9780754654421
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/01/2006
Pages: 332
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Takashi Kozuka is Postdoctoral Fellow at the Centre for the Study of the Renaissance, University of Warwick, UK. J.R. Mulryne is Professor Emeritus at the University of Warwick, UK.

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface; Where we are now: new directions and biographical methods, J.R. Mulryne. Part 1 Shakespeare and the Art of Biography: Shakespeare in life and art: biography and Richard II, Blair Worden; Is the author dead? Or, the mermaids and the robot, John Carey; Calling all (Shakespeare) biographers! Or, a plea for documentary discipline, Alan H. Nelson; Shakespearean origins, Richard Dutton; Why didn't Shakespeare write religious verse?, Alison Shell; Shakespeare and the Geneva Bible: the circumstances, John W. Velz; Guy of Warwick, upstart crows and mounting sparrows, Helen Cooper; Shakespeare and the DNB, Peter Holland. Part 2 Christopher Marlowe: 'By my onely meanes sett downe': the texts of Marlowe's atheism, Charles Nicholl; Was Marlowe going to Scotland when he died, and does it matter?, Lisa Hopkins; Biographical representations: Marlowe's life of the author, Patrick Cheney; The poet in the play: life and art in Tamburlaine and The Jew of Malta, David Riggs. Part 3 Ben Jonson: The love life of Ben Jonson, Lloyd Davis; Looking sideways: Jonson, Shakespeare and the myths of envy, Ian Donaldson; Jonson in Scotland: Jonson's mid-Jacobean crisis, James Knowles; Jonson's Caroline coteries, Julie Sanders. Selected bibliographies, Takashi Kozuka; Index.

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