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The Resource John Lyly and early modern authorship, Andy Kesson

John Lyly and early modern authorship, Andy Kesson

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John Lyly and early modern authorship
Title
John Lyly and early modern authorship
Statement of responsibility
Andy Kesson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
During Shakespeare's lifetime, John Lyly was repeatedly described as the central figure in contemporary English literature. This book takes that claim seriously, asking how and why Lyly was considered the most important writer of his time. Kesson traces Lyly's work in prose fiction and the theatre, demonstrating previously unrecognised connections between these two forms of entertainment. The final chapter examines how his importance to early modern authorship came to be forgotten in the late seventeenth century and thereafter. This book serves as an introduction to Lyly and early modern liter
Member of
Cataloging source
YDX
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Kesson, Andy
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Revels plays companion library
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lyly, John
  • Lyly, John
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
Label
John Lyly and early modern authorship, Andy Kesson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 218-237) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Buy the book: imaginative stories in the book market (1566-78) -- Euph culture: Lyly, Euphues and the market for single-story books (1578-94) -- Whatsoever we present': Lyly's elusive theatre (1583-c.1590) -- This is the first': creating a market for printed plays (1584-94) -- A hopeless Romantic? Lyly, euphuism and a history of non-reading (1632-1905)
Control code
ocn960278478
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 241 pages.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781781706350
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt18mt5fn
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)960278478
Label
John Lyly and early modern authorship, Andy Kesson
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 218-237) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Buy the book: imaginative stories in the book market (1566-78) -- Euph culture: Lyly, Euphues and the market for single-story books (1578-94) -- Whatsoever we present': Lyly's elusive theatre (1583-c.1590) -- This is the first': creating a market for printed plays (1584-94) -- A hopeless Romantic? Lyly, euphuism and a history of non-reading (1632-1905)
Control code
ocn960278478
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 241 pages.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781781706350
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt18mt5fn
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)960278478

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