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Author Tarlinskaja, Marina.

Title Shakespeare and the versification of English drama, 1561-1642 / by Marina Tarlinskaja
Published Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2014
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Contents Why study versification? versification analyses -- How it all began: from Surrey's Aeneid to Marlowe's Tamburlaine -- Early Elizabethan playwrights: Kyd, Marlowe, Greene, Peele, early Shakespeare, Henry VI and Arden of Faversham -- Shakespeare's versification: evolution. co-authored plays. A lover's complaint -- Jacobean and Caroline playwrights: from Shakespeare to Shirley -- Conclusions: versification 1540s-1640s
Summary Surveying the development and varieties of blank verse in the English playhouses, this book is a natural history of iambic pentameter in English. Marina Tarlinskaja's statistical analysis of versification focuses on Shakespeare, but places his work in the literary context of the times. Her results offer new ways to think about the dating of plays, the attribution of anonymous texts, and how collaborators divided their task in co-authored dramas
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Versification
Shakespeare, William 1564-1616
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
English drama -- Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 -- History and criticism.
Verse drama, English -- History and criticism.
Blankvers
DRAMA -- English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh.
English drama -- Early modern and Elizabethan.
Frühneuenglisch
Jambischer Pentameter
Metrum
Versdrama
Verse drama, English.
Versification.
Genre/Form Electronic book
Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1322432961
1472430298
9781322432960
9781472430298