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Doctor Faustus and Elizabethan popular theology
This thesis is an attempt to examine Christopher Marlowe's Tragical History of Dr. Faustus from the point of view of Elizabethan popular theology. The first chapter deals with the problem of knowledge, the second, with ...
Sexual energy and moral order in Middleton's The Changeling
The Renaissance in England can best be characterized as a period that was neither medieval nor modern, but during which the decaying and emerging modern world views existed side by side. The modern emphasis on individualism, ...
The Old Testament plays of the Corpus Christi cycles: an analysis of the dramatization of their theological themes
The object of investigation in this paper is the group of Old Testament plays from the Corpus Christi cycles. The plays of Chester, York, Wakefield and the Ludus Coventriae are discussed in their cyclical sequence. The ...
The London cit: the treatment of his character in English realistic comedy 1598-1640
The first half of the seventeenth century was a period of critical social readjustment in England. Medieval concepts of the nature of the ideal society were being challenged at every point by the reality of a daily existence ...