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  1. Memory in Shakespeare's Histories

    Stages of Forgetting in Early Modern England

    By Jonathan Baldo

    Series: Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

    A distinguishing feature of Shakespeare’s later histories is the prominent role he assigns to the need to forget. This book explore the ways in which Shakespeare expanded the role of forgetting in histories from King John to Henry V, as England contended with what were perceived to be traumatic...

    Published December 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  2. Family and the State in Early Modern Revenge Drama

    Economies of Vengeance

    By Chris McMahon

    Series: Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

    In this book, McMahon considers Early Modern revenge plays from a political science perspective, paying particular attention to the construction of family and state institutions. Plays set for close study are The Spanish Tragedy, Hamlet, The Revenger’s Tragedy, The Malcontent and The Duchess of...

    Published December 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  3. Shakespeare in the Victorian Periodicals

    By Kathryn Prince

    Series: Studies in Major Literary Authors

    Based on extensive archival research, Shakespeare in the Victorian Periodicals offers an entirely new perspective on popular Shakespeare reception by focusing on articles published in Victorian periodicals. Shakespeare had already reached the apex of British culture in the previous...

    Published December 15th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Christopher Marlowe

    The Plays and Their Sources

    By Mrs Vivien Thomas, Vivien Thomas, Prof William Tydeman, William Tydeman

    This major work brings together, for the first time in a single volume, all the recognized sources of Marlowe's dramatic work. Many of the forty-two texts presented here are of outstanding interest in their own right. Together they illuminate the cultural milieu which fostered Marlowe's talent, and...

    Published November 11th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Elizabeth I

    By Judith M. Richards

    Series: Routledge Historical Biographies

    Elizabeth I was Queen of England for almost forty-five years. The daughter of Henry VIII and Ann Boleyn, as an infant she was briefly accepted as her father’s heir. After her mother was executed at her father’s command she was declared illegitimate and led a sometimes scandalous existence until her...

    Published September 15th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Crown of Life

    By G Wilson Knight

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 30th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Fictions of Old Age in Early Modern Literature and Culture

    By Nina Taunton

    Series: Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

    Fiction of Old Age in Early Modern Literature and Culture is a new and timely exploration of the issues and circumstances at work in representations of old age in the early modern period. It deals with both factual and literary material drawn from a range of genres as a means of rounding out...

    Published August 15th 2011 by Routledge

  8. The Elizabethan Dumb Show (Routledge Revivals)

    The History of a Dramatic Convention

    By Dieter Mehl

    First published in English in 1965, this book discusses the roots and development of the dumb show as a device in Elizabethan drama. The work provides not only a useful manual for those who wish to check the ocurrence of dumb shows and the uses to which they are put; it also makes a real...

    Published July 1st 2011 by Routledge

  9. Mummies, Cannibals and Vampires

    the History of Corpse Medicine from the Renaissance to the Victorians

    By Richard Sugg

    Mummies, Cannibals and Vampires charts in vivid detail the largely forgotten history of European corpse medicine, when kings, ladies, gentlemen, priests and scientists prescribed, swallowed or wore human blood, flesh, bone, fat, brains and skin against epilepsy, bruising, wounds, sores, plague,...

    Published June 27th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Sovereign Flower - Wilson Kni

    By Wilson Knight

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published May 24th 2011 by Routledge