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More seventeenth century allusions to Shakespeare and his works not hitherto collected

George Thorn-Drury

More seventeenth century allusions to Shakespeare and his works not hitherto collected

by George Thorn-Drury

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Published by P. J. and A. E. Dobell in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Allusions

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    Other titlesSome seventeenth century allusions to Shakespeare
    The Physical Object
    Pagination52, iii p.
    Number of Pages52
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14637546M
    LC Control Number25010056

      Shakespeare Documented is the largest and most authoritative collection of primary-source materials documenting the life of William Shakespeare (), bringing together all known manuscript and print references to Shakespeare, his works, and additional references to his family, in his lifetime and shortly thereafter. The term metaphysical poets was coined by the critic Samuel Johnson to describe a loose group of 17th-century English poets whose work was characterized by the inventive use of conceits, and by a greater emphasis on the spoken rather than lyrical quality of their poets were not formally affiliated and few were highly regarded until 20th century attention established their importance.

    seventeenth century, see DON-JOHN DUGAS, MARKETING THE BARD: SHAKESPEARE IN PERFORMANCE AND PRINT , at () (discussing seventeenth century Shakespeare adaptations). Dugas states that between and , eleven "unaltered" Shakespeare plays were published compared to forty-four "adapted" plays. Id. at A more immediate gadfly to Pope was editor and author Lewis Theobald, who went directly to work on a book-length attack on Pope’s efforts: Shakespeare Restored, or a Specimen of the many Errors as well Committed as Unamended by Mr Pope in his late edition of this poet; designed not only to correct the said Edition, but to restore the true.

    The Bishops’ Bible (first published in ) was the official translation read in most English churches. The Geneva Bible () was by far the most popular, though, and Shakespeare obviously had a copy that he read from, since most of the biblical allusions in his works that are identifiable with a specific translation are to the Geneva. William Shakespeare - William Shakespeare - Literary criticism: During his own lifetime and shortly afterward, Shakespeare enjoyed fame and considerable critical attention. The English writer Francis Meres, in , declared him to be England’s greatest writer in comedy and tragedy. Writer and poet John Weever lauded “honey-tongued Shakespeare.”.


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and A. DOBELL 77 Charing Cross Road London, W.C. SOME SEVENTEENTH. Excerpt from Some Seventeenth Century Allusions to Shakespeare and His Works, Not Hitherto Collected Many of the following allusions have been noted in Notes and Queries, and perhaps elsewhere, but as they do not appear in The Shakspere allusion-book MCMIX., it has been thought desirable to print them by: 1.

"Prefatory note" signed: G. Thorn-Drury. References accumulated since the publication, inof Some seventeenth century allusions to Shakespeare and his works not hitherto collected.".

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PREFATORY NOTE. Some seventeenth century allusions to Shakespeare and his works, not hitherto collected. [Folcroft, Pa.] Folcroft Library Editions, (OCoLC) Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: George Thorn-Drury. Some seventeenth century allusions to Shakespeare and his works, not hitherto collected () A little ark containing sundry pieces of seventeenth-century verse () Works about Thorn-Drury [ edit ] " Death: George Thorn-Drury," in The Times ().

SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY ALLUSIONS ERNEST SIRLUCK I ROFESSOR GERALD E. BENTLEY, ana-lyzing the seventeenth-century rep-utations of Shakespeare and Jon-son, was surprised to find how many al-lusions to them were printed in the decade "The fifth decade encompasses the terrible period of civil war.

In such a time of national travail one might. “popular” (or not) in the mid-seventeenth century. These include (but aren't limited to) the publication rates of single-text playbooks, poetry and collected editions, references to pre performances of Shakespeare plays, as well as comments about Shakespeare's artistic merit, moral value, and/or linguistic usefulness.

At the time of Shakespeare’s death, literary luminaries such as Ben Jonson hailed his works as timeless. Shakespeare’s works were collected and printed in various editions in the century following his death, and by the early eighteenth century his reputation as the greatest poet ever to write in English was well established.

In his own time, William Shakespeare (–) was rated as merely one among many talented playwrights and poets, but since the late 17th century has been considered the supreme playwright and poet of the English language.

No other dramatist's work has been performed even remotely as often on the world stage as Shakespeare. The plays have often been drastically adapted in performance. The Shakspere Allusion-Book: A Collection of Allusions to Shakespeare from toed. by John Munro, rev. edn., 2 vols. (London: Chatto & Windus, ) A Summary Catalogue of Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford Which Have Not Hitherto Been Catalogued in the Quarto Series, ed.

by Richard W. Hunt and Francis F. Madan, 7. You may easily believe,” said he, “how great was the difficulty to persuade my father that all necessary knowledge was not comprised in the noble art of bookkeeping; and, indeed, I believe I left him incredulous to the last, for his constant answer to my unwearied entreaties was the same as that of the Dutch schoolmaster in the Vicar of Wakefield:—‘I have ten thousand florins a year.

during the seventeenth century that to satisfy it three more collected folio editions were issued—ininand in These were, to be sure, expensive works and probably were not printed in large editions.

Besides these, from the time of Shakespeare's death until the end of the seventeenth century. Shakespeare is a magician at the height of his powers, so accomplished at his craft that he can reveal the mechanisms of his most marvelous tricks and still astonish us. This time through, I was struck by how closely references to language, freedom, power and transformation are bound up together, and how they all seem to point to some Reviews: The Shakespeare authorship question is the argument that someone other than William Shakespeare of Stratford-upon-Avon wrote the works attributed to him.

Anti-Stratfordians—a collective term for adherents of the various alternative-authorship theories—believe that Shakespeare of Stratford was a front to shield the identity of the real author or authors, who for some reason—usually social.

William Shakespeare (bapt. 26 April – 23 April ) was an English playwright, poet, and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's greatest dramatist.

He is often called England's national poet and the "Bard of Avon" (or simply "the Bard"). His extant works, including collaborations, consist of some 39 plays, sonnets, two long narrative.

John Evelyn (). The Work of the Royal Society. Vol. III. Seventeenth Century. Henry Craik, ed. English Prose. William Shakespeare, English dramatist, poet, and actor considered by many to be the greatest dramatist of all time. No writer’s living reputation can compare to that of Shakespeare, whose notable plays included the tragedies Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, King Lear, Macbeth, and Othello.

He was also known for his sonnets. Milton the young poet: When the collected plays of Shakespeare are reissued inin the edition known as the Second Folio, the volume contains an Epitaph on is not known how the poem has been chosen for this honour, but it is the first published work of John Milton - famous as yet only in the limited circle of Cambridge, where he is a brilliant student.

This edition presents a new edition of Oroonoko, with unprecedentedly full and informative commentary, along with complete texts of three major British seventeenth-century works concerned with race and colonialism: Henry Neville's The Isle of Pines (), Behn's Abdelazer (), and Thomas Southerne's tragedy Oroonoko ().

Shakespeare Only in invaluable for its clear retelling of the history of Shakespeare studies over the past thirty years and its reconsideration of single authorship. Shakespeare Only is a major revisionary study.

Shakespeare Only is a major revisionary study.Booksellers began to collect, classify, and catalogue his plays, and so the first biographical accounts of Shakespeare were based on the bibliography of his works. Shakespeare’s plays were not considered great books, but they were recognized as good business.

It was the buying and selling of Shakespeare’s books that made Shakespeare.While Shakespeare's popularity has continued to grow, so has the attention paid to the work of his contemporaries.

The contributors to this Companion introduce the distinctive drama of these playwrights, from the court comedies of John Lyly to the works of Richard Brome in the Caroline era.