Archaeologies of English Renaissance Literature by Philip Schwyzer

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Philip Schwyzer is Lecturer in Renaissance Literature and Culture in the Department of English, University of Exeter. He is the author of Literature, Nationalism and Memory in Early Modern England and Wales (Cambridge, ) and co-editor of Archipelagic Identities: Literature and Identity in the Atlantic Archipelago, (Ashgate, ).

His essays on archaeology, literature, and. : Archaeologies of English Renaissance Literature eBook: Schwyzer, Philip: Kindle StoreCited by: Get this from a library. Archaeologies of English Renaissance literature. [Philip Schwyzer] -- "Early modern English literature abounds with archaeological images, from open graves to ruined monasteries.

Showing that archaeology can shed light on literary texts, including works by Shakespeare. Free Online Library: Archaeologies of English Renaissance Literature.(Book review) by "Renaissance Quarterly"; Humanities, general Literature, writing, book reviews Books Book reviews.

Printer Friendly. 24, articles and books. Periodicals Literature. ARCHAEOLOGIES OF ENGLISH R E N A I S S A N C E L I T E R AT U R E This page intentionally left blank Archaeologies of English Renaissance Literature PH ILIP SCHWYZER 1 1 Great Clarendon Street, Oxford Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford.

Get this from a library. Archaeologies of English Renaissance literature. [Philip Schwyzer] -- Early modern English literature abounds with archaeological images, from open graves to ruined monasteries. Schwyzer demonstrates that archaeology can shed light on literary texts including works by.

This study draws on the theory and practice of archaeology to develop a new perspective on the literature of the Renaissance. Philip Schwyzer explores the fascination with images of excavation, exhumation, and ruin that runs through literary texts including Spenser's Faerie Queene, Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet and Hamlet, Donne's sermons and lyrics, and Thomas Browne's Hydriotaphia, or.

Archaeologies of English Renaissance Literature eBook: Philip Schwyzer: : Kindle Store. General notes. Includes bibliographical references (p. []) and index.

Contents. Intimate disciplines: archaeology, literary criticism, and the traces of the dead -- Exhumation and ethnic conflict: colonial archaeology from St Erkenwald to Spenser in Ireland -- Dissolving images: monastic ruins in Elizabethan poetry -- Charnel knowledge: open graves in Shakespeare and Donne -- 'Mummy.

Early modern English literature abounds with archaeological images, from open graves to ruined monasteries. Schwyzer demonstrates that archaeology can shed light on literary texts including works by Spenser, Shakespeare, and Donne. The book also explores the kinship between two disciplines distinguished by their intimacy with the traces of past.

English literature - English literature - The Renaissance period: – In a tradition of literature remarkable for its exacting and brilliant achievements, the Elizabethan and early Stuart periods have been said to represent the most brilliant century of all.

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The English Renaissance was a cultural and artistic movement in England dating from the late 15th century to the early 17th century.

It is associated with the pan-European Renaissance that is usually regarded as beginning in Archaeologies of English Renaissance Literature book in the late 14th century. As in most of the rest of northern Europe, England saw little of these developments until more than a century later.

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His books include Shakespeare and the Remains of Richard III (OUP, ), Archaeologies of English Renaissance Literature (OUP, ) and Literature, Nationalism, and Memory in Early Modern England and Wales (CUP, ). Archaeologies of English Renaissance Literature. Oxford: Oxford University Press, xii + pp.

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Press, ), Schwyzer hereafter cited parenthetically as Archaeologies. The Automaton in English Renaissance Literature features original essays exploring the automaton-from animated statue to anthropomorphized machine-in the poetry, prose, and drama of England in the 16th and 17th centuries.

Addressing the history and significance of the living machine in early modern literature, the collection places literary automata of the period within their larger aesthetic.

Philip Schwyzer is Professor of Renaissance Literature at the University of Exeter. He is the author of Archaeologies of English Renaissance Literature () and Literature, Nationalism, and Memory in Early Modern England and Wales (), and.

The Chinese Impact upon English Renaissance Literature examines how English writers responded to the cultural shock caused by the first substantial encounter between China and Western Europe.

Author Mingjun Lu explores how Donne and Milton came to be aware of England&#;s participation in. Similar to secular literature of the Medieval period, secular literature of the Renaissance focused on worldly things, such as spring and love. The reason part of this literary period inspired essays on human characteristics and politics, with Francis Bacon being one of the most writers of these types of essays.

About English Renaissance Poetry. AN ANTHOLOGY FROM THE AUTHOR OF STONER Poetry in English as we know it was largely invented in England between the early s andand yet for many years the poetry of the era was considered little more than a run-up to Shakespeare. Schwyzer, Philip () Archaeologies of English Renaissance Literature; p.

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He has edited several The Encyclopedia of English Renaissance. According to the anthologists, he has influenced H.P. Lovecraft, Clark Ashton Smith, Ramsey Campbell, and Tanith Lee.

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Coming on the heels of the Medieval era, both constituted responses to the supremacy of the Church—the first to the Church's appeals to tradition over reason, the second to the Church's insistence on its own authority over that of Scripture.

Michael Hattaway is Professor of English Literature at the University of Sheffield. His many publications include Elizabethan Popular Theatre () and he has edited plays by Shakespeare, Beaumont and Jonson.

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This book examines cultural history and cultural change in the period between the fourteenth and the seventeenth centuries, a period spanning the medieval and Renaissance. It takes a dynamically diachronic approach to cultural history and brings the perspective of a longue durée.

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