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, The Poetic Theology of Love: Cupid in Renaissance Literature (University of Delaware Press, 1986). 36 Medieval and Renaissance mythography commonly subordinate pagan deities to Christian doctrine; see C. de Boer et al ., eds, Ovide moralisée (Wiesbaden

in Renaissance psychologies
Renaissance emotion across body and soul

, they may occlude other ways of feeling available in the period. While this collection as a whole seeks to recover a more heterogeneous view of Renaissance emotion, situating Wright’s psycho-physiological holism within a more pluralistic and less predictable network of affective strategies in Renaissance literature and culture, this chapter looks at the more

in The Renaissance of emotion

University Press, 1963 [1932]), p. 6. Elsie Vaughan Hitchcock (ed.), William Roper: The Lyfe of Sir Thomas Moore, knighte, EETS O.S. 197 (London: Oxford University Press, 1958 [1935]). Harpsfield’s Life is dedicated to Roper, who commissioned it.  2 See L.E. Semler, ‘Virtue, Transformation, and Exemplarity in The Lyfe of Johan Picus’, in A.D. Cousins and Damian Grace (eds), A Companion to Thomas More (Madison, WI: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2009), pp. 95–113.   3 Julia Reinhard Lupton, Afterlives of the Saints: Hagiography, Typology, and Renaissance Literature

in Sanctity as literature in late medieval Britain

reflects what most of the Protestant leaders themselves would have wished – and especially those for whom the transference of the Virgin’s aura to the Queen of England was a powerful political tool. Interestingly, however, in Ralegh’s poem, there are powerful traces of what was increasingly becoming a fragmented, even lost world. The poem contains echoes of the devotion 15 Grace Tiffany, Love’s Pilgrimage: The Holy Journey in English Renaissance Literature (Newark: University of Delaware Press, 2005), 118, 28–34. 16 The Poems of Sir Philip Sidney, ed. William A

in Literary and visual Ralegh
Poems and recipes in early modern women’s writing

notes that this verse ‘was current as an anonymous verse well into the eighteenth century, and is even quoted by Georgette Heyer, in The Grand Sophy (p. iv). 21 Elizabeth Spiller, Science, Reading, and Renaissance Literature: the Art of Making Knowledge, 1580–1670 (Cambridge: Cambridge

in Reading and writing recipe books, 1550–1800
The Bowre of Blisse and Armida’s garden revisited

in criticism as one of the great cruxes of English Renaissance literature’: 113 But all those pleasaunt bowres and Pallace braue, Guyon broke downe, with rigour pitilesse; Nor ought their goodly workmanship might saue Them from the tempest of his wrathfulnesse, But that their blisse he turn’d to

in Tasso’s art and afterlives
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‘Of magic look and meaning’: themes concerning the cultural chess-player

definition of ‘Automaton’, quoted in W. B. Hyman, ‘Introduction’, in W. B. Hyman (ed.), The Automaton in English Renaissance Literature (Farnham: Ashgate, 2011), p. 5. 12 A cultural history of chess-players  6 ‘Acknowledgements’, in A. S. Mittman (ed.) with P. Dendle, The Ashgate Research Companion to Monsters and the Monstrous (Farnham: Ashgate, 2012), p. xxii.  7 D. H. Li, The Genealogy of Chess (Bethesda, MD: Premier Publishing, 1998).  8 H. Golombek, A History of Chess (London: Routledge, 1976), p. 10.  9 R. Eales, Chess: The History of a Game (Glasgow

in A cultural history of chess-players
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. Bucolic and Pastoral from Theocritus to Wordsworth, Amsterdam: J. C. Gieben, 1990. Paul J. Alpers, What Is Pastoral?, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1996. Andrew McRae, God Speed the Plough. The Representation of Agrarian England, 1500– 1660, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996. Thomas K. Hubbard, The Pipes of Pan. Intertextuality and Literary Filiation in the Pastoral Tradition from Theocritus to Milton, Ann Arbor, MI: University of ­Michigan Press, 1998. Ken Hiltner, What Else Is Pastoral? Renaissance Literature and the Environment, Ithaca, NY: Cornell

in Pastoral poetry of the English Renaissance
The ecoGothic sensibilities of Mary Shelley and Nathaniel Hawthorne

, R. A. (2004) Landscape and Ideology in American Renaissance Literature: Topographies of Skepticism (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press). Barrow, M. V., Jr. (2009) Nature’s Ghosts: Confronting Extinction from the Age of Jefferson to the Age of Ecology (Chicago: University of Chicago Press). Becker

in The Gothic and death
Making room for France

sources of romance, the generation of story, and the patterns of Pericles tales’, in Mary Ellen Lamb and Valerie Wayne (eds), Staging Early Modern Romance: Prose Fiction, Dramatic Romance, and Shakespeare , Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture, 11 (New York: Routledge, 2009), pp. 21–46; and Stuart Gillespie, ‘Shakespeare and Greek romance: “like an old tale still”’, in Charles Martindale and Anthony B. Taylor (eds), Shakespeare and the Classics (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004), pp. 225–37. Stanley Wells, ‘Shakespeare and romance’, in

in The Shakespearean comic and tragicomic