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Title Representing the plague in early modern England / edited by Rebecca Totaro and Ernest B. Gilman
Published New York : Routledge, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 260 pages) : illustrations
Series Routledge studies in Renaissance literature and culture ; 14
Routledge studies in Renaissance literature and culture ; 14
Contents Making the plague serve form and function, 1563-1666. Writing the plague in English prose satire / William Kerwin; Plague space and played space in urban drama, 1604 / Kelly J. Stage; Physical and spiritual illness: narrative appropriations of the Bills of mortality / Erin Sullivan -- Governing bodies in plague-time. Contagious figurations: plague and the impenetrable nation after the death of Elizabeth / Richelle Munkhoff; "Thinking to pass unknown": Measure for measure, the plague, and the accession of James I / James D. Mardock -- Performances, playhouses, and the sites of re-creation. "Sweet recreation barred": the case for playgoing in plague-time / Nichole DeWall; Shakespeare's dual lexicons of plague: infections in speech and space / Paula S. Berggren; "A plague on both your houses": sites of comfort and terror in early modern drama / Barbara H. Traister -- Contemporary turns. Plague in A midsummer night's dream: a Girardian reading of Bottom and Hippolyta / Matthew Thiele; Dekker's and Middleton's plague pamphlets as environmental literature / Charles Whitney
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Diseases and literature -- England -- History -- 16th century
Diseases and literature -- England -- History -- 17th century
Diseases in literature.
English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.
Plague in literature.
Plague -- England -- History
Diseases and literature.
Diseases in literature.
English literature -- Early modern.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- European -- English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh.
Plague in literature.
Plague.
England.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.
Form Electronic book
Author Gilman, Ernest B., 1946-
Totaro, Rebecca Carol Noel, 1968-
ISBN 0203850564
9780203850565