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Elizabethan grotesque

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English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism., Grotesque in litera
StatementNeil Rhodes.
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LC ClassificationsPR429.G76 R47
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Paginationxiv, 207 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL4115919M
ISBN 100710005997
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In this study, first published inNeil Rhodes examines the nature of the grotesque in late sixteenth-century culture, and shows the part it played in the development of new styles of comic prose and drama in Elizabethan : Neil Rhodes.

The comic grotesque is a powerful element in a great deal of Elizabethan literature, but one which has attracted scant critical attention.

In this study, first published inNeil Rhodes examines the nature of the grotesque in late sixteenth-century culture, and shows the part it played in the development of new styles of comic prose and drama in Elizabethan : Neil Rhodes.

Elizabethan literature, body of works written during the reign of Elizabeth I of England (–), probably the most splendid age in the history of English literature, during which such writers as Sir Philip Sydney, Edmund Spenser, Richard Hooker, Christopher Marlowe, and William Shakespeare flourished.

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Interrelationships between the picaresque and the grotesque in Nashe's The Unfortunate; Appearance of Nashe's works in English prose; Interpretations about the writer's view of the world. Redefining Elizabethan Literature examines the new definitions of literature and authorship that emerged in one of the most remarkable decades in English literary history, the s.

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