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Profitability and play in urban satirical pamphlets, 1575–1625
(University of St Andrews, 2018-06-26) - Thesis
This thesis reconstructs the genre of urban satirical pamphleteering. It contends that the pamphlets of Robert Greene, Thomas Nashe, Thomas Dekker, Thomas Middleton, and Barnaby Rich are stylistically and generically akin. ...
Copious voices in early modern English writing
(University of St Andrews, 2015-03) - Thesis
This thesis takes as its object of study a certain strand of Early Modern English writing characterised by its cornucopian invention, immethodical structure, and creatively exuberant, often chaotic, means of expression. ...
John Milton's use of logic in 'Paradise lost'
(University of St Andrews, 2009) - Thesis
The thesis pioneers a new methodology for the analysis of early modern literature: it embarks on a stylistic appreciation of Paradise Lost using early modern methods of interpretation and comprehension, specifically logic. ...
The Elizabethan Theatre of Cruelty and its double
(University of St Andrews, 2009-06-23) - Thesis
This thesis is an examination of the theoretical concepts of Antonin Artaud (1896-1948) and their relation to the Elizabethan theatre. I propose that the dramas of the age of Shakespeare and the environment in which they ...
Marlowe and the Greeks
(2013) - Journal article
Marlowe's combination of lyric violence with a spirit of irony and scepticism has always seemed somewhat paradoxical, but we may find an explanation for it in his debt to Greek. Greek language learning developed in England ...
(University of St Andrews, 2017-04-04) - Thesis
English Renaissance paradox : intellectual contexts and traditions with particular reference to John Donne's ̀Paradoxes' and ̀Biathanatos'
(University of St Andrews, 2000) - Thesis
This study examines the intellectual background of the paradoxes of John Donne. In the first chapter, the classical foundations of the concept of paradox are detailed. These foundations reflect basic philosophical ...
English impressions of Venice up to the early seventeenth century: a documentary study
(University of St Andrews, 1987) - Thesis
The first Englishmen to write about the city-state of Venice were the pilgrims passing through on their way to the Holy Land. Their impressions are recorded in the travel diaries and collections of advice for prospective ...
Mulcaster's boys : Spenser, Andrewes, Kyd
(University of St Andrews, 2008-07-15) - Thesis
Although it is generally acknowledged that an Elizabethan grammar school education was intensely oral and aural, few studies have approached the literature of its pupils principally in light of such an understanding. There ...
To move, to please, and to teach : the new poetry and the new music, and the works of Edmund Spenser and John Milton, 1579 - 1674
(University of St Andrews, 2014-06-24) - Thesis
By examining Renaissance criticism both literary and musical, framed in the context of the contemporaneous obsession with the works of Plato, Aristotle, and Horace, among others, this thesis identifies the parallels in ...