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Shakespeare, Spenser, and the Crisis in Ireland (Cambridge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture) by Christopher Highley

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Literary studies: 16th to 18th centuries,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • English,
  • British Isles,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Renaissance,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Literary Criticism-English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages260
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9799039M
ISBN 100521030838
ISBN 109780521030830
OCLC/WorldCa150386660

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Shakespeare, Spenser, and the Crisis in Ireland by Highley, Christopher and Christopher, Highley available in Hardcover on , also read synopsis and reviews. A study of the literary representation of Ireland in English Renaissance writing.   Shakespeare, Spenser, and the crisis in Ireland Item Preview remove-circle recruit, rely on or exterminate the mere Irish, Christopher Highley doesn't just interpret the interconnections between Shakespeare, Spenser, history and literature, he offers us the connections themselves as incontrovertible evidence which, hitherto, remained Pages:   Shakespeare, Spenser, and the Crisis in Ireland by Christopher Highley, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(4).   What Highley's book does is to bring Shakespeare firmly into the frame and the fray, and to deftly intercut an exploration of Spenser's implication in early modern Ireland with an investigation of the ways in which England's first colony figured in the drama of Shakespeare and his contemporaries.

Christopher Highley's book explores the most serious crisis the Elizabethan regime faced: its attempts to subdue and colonize the native Irish. Through a range of literary representations from Shakespeare and Spenser, and contemporaries like John Hooker, John Derricke, George Peele and Thomas Churchyard, he shows how these writers produced a complex discourse . He is the author of Shakespeare and Renaissance Political Culture () and Edmund Spenser's Irish Experience (), as well as numerous other studies of Renaissance literature and culture. He is the editor of the Cambridge Companion to Spenser (), and has taught at universities in Ireland, Wales, England and the by: 8. He is the author of Shakespeare and Renaissance Political Culture () and Edmund Spenser's Irish Experience (), as well as numerous other studies of Renaissance literature and culture. He is the editor of the Cambridge Companion to Spenser (), and has taught at universities in Ireland, Wales, England and the USA. Christopher Highley, Shakespeare, Spenser, and the Crisis in Ireland. Cambridge: Cam-bridge University Press, Pp. xi, $ ISBN Each of these books exemplifies the recent tendency of literary scholars to tackle topics that might once have seemed mainly the preserve ofhistorians, and each has much to recommend it.

SHAKESPEARE SPENSER AND THE CRISIS IN IRELAND Download Shakespeare Spenser And The Crisis In Ireland ebook PDF or Read Online books in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to SHAKESPEARE SPENSER AND THE CRISIS IN IRELAND book pdf for free now. Although Shakespeare, Spenser, and the Crisis in Ireland brings both Scotland and Wales into the discussion, it is primarily a book about the ideologically diverse English discourse on Ireland produced during those volatile years from to , when England sought to extend its political domination over its Irish kingdom/colony. By situating Spenser's and Shakespeare's canonical texts alongside the non–canonical writings of John Derricke, John Hooker, Fynes . In the late s, when I began research on what turned into my book A Year in the Life of William Shakespeare, I had never heard of the Irish leader Hugh O’Neill.I had no idea that. Shakespeare, Spenser, and the crisis in Ireland. [Christopher Highley] Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: rebels, and Shakespeare's 2 Henry VI Ireland, Wales, and the representation of England's borderlands The Tyrone rebellion and the gendering of colonial resistance in 1 Henry IV "A softe kind of warre.