Elizabethan Theater: Essays in Honor of S. Schoenbaum

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Samuel Schoenbaum, R. B. Parker, Professor of English Trinity College R B Parker, Sheldon P. Zitner
University of Delaware Press, 1996 - 324 páginas
Elizabethan Theater is a collection of essays offered in celebration of the long career of Samuel Schoenbaum. Throughout his career as biographer, bibliographer, historian, critic, and editor of scholarly journals, he has greatly enriched our appreciation of Shakespeare and his fellows. These essays celebrate the many ways in which he has enhanced our understanding through his skill in balancing historical contexts with a recognition and respect for the importance of individual authorship.
Distinguished scholars from many countries, representing many points of view, have chosen to honor Schoenbaum by contributing essays that explore the four overlapping areas with which his own research has mainly been concerned: biographical scholarship, the concept of authorship, the hand of the author perceived within the play, and the multiple historical contexts that helped to determine how Elizabethan plays were written and received.

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Índice

19911994
15
Players The Burbages and Their Connections
30
BRIAN GIBBONS
50
The Idea of Authorship
69
The Birth of the Author
71
Constructing the Author
93
Jonson and the Tother Youth
111
The Presence of the Playwright 15801640
130
The Norwegians are Coming Shakespearean Misleadings
200
Remembering and Forgetting in Shakespeare
214
An Invitation to the Pleasures of TextualSexual DiPerverysity
222
Playwrights and Contexts
239
Theatrical Politics and Shakespeares Comedies 15901600
241
Speculating Shakespeare 16051606
252
Monarch or Senior Citizen?
271
Shakespeare and the Tropes of Translation
290

Negotiating the Past in Henry VIII
147
The Playwright in the Play
167
Is There a Shakespeare after the New New Bibliography?
169
Shakespeare and Fletchers The Two Noble Kinsmen of 1613
184
S Schoenbaum 1927
309
Contributors
311
Index
315
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Página 218 - Remember thee! Ay, thou poor ghost, while memory holds a seat In this distracted globe. Remember thee! Yea, from the table of my memory I'll wipe away all trivial fond records...
Página 299 - I have had a most rare vision. I have had a dream, — past the wit of man to say what dream it was : man is but an ass, if he go about to expound this dream.
Página 150 - After my death I wish no other herald, No other speaker of my living actions, To keep mine honour from corruption, But such an honest chronicler as Griffith.
Página 86 - ... where (before) you were abus'd with diverse stolne and surreptitious copies, maimed and deformed by the frauds and stealthes of injurious impostors that expos'd them ; even those are now offer'd to your view cur'd and perfect of their limbes, and all the rest absolute in their numbers as he conceived them ; who, as he was a happie imitator of Nature, was a most gentle expresser of it.
Página 114 - Jonson, which two I behold like a Spanish great galleon, and an English man-of-war ; Master Jonson (like the former) was built far higher in learning ; solid, but slow in his performances.
Página 86 - ... who, as he was a happie imitator of Nature, was a most gentle expresser of it. His mind and hand went together; and what he thought, he uttered with that easinesse that wee have scarse received from him a blot in his papers.
Página 88 - I remember the players have often mentioned it as an honour to Shakespeare, that in his writing (whatsoever he penned) he never blotted out a line. My answer hath been, "Would he ' had blotted a thousand," which they thought a malevolent speech.
Página 121 - Jonson) is a great lover and praiser of himself ; a contemner and scorner of others ; given rather to lose a friend than a jest ; jealous of every word and action of those about him (especially after drink, which is one of the elements in which he liveth...
Página 115 - It was that memorable day in the first summer of the late war when our navy engaged the Dutch — a day wherein the two most mighty and best appointed fleets which any age had ever seen disputed the command of the greater half of the globe, the commerce of nations, and the riches of the universe.
Página 85 - I am as sorry as if the original fault had been my fault, because myself have seen his demeanour no less civil than he excellent in the quality he professes: besides, divers of worship have reported his uprightness of dealing which argues his honesty, and his facetious grace in writing, that approves his art.

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