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Alien stages: Immigration, reformation, and representations of Englishness in Elizabethan moral and comic drama
This dissertation discusses the complex representation of foreigners in sixteenth-century English drama. It relates literary evidence to contemporary implicit and overt allegations that vices brought to England by both ...
"...to do Rome service is but vain": Romanness in Shakespeare
Shakespeare creates a Rome in which he brings together and reinvents Rome's political and military brilliance and the work of its greatest poets and historians. As Shakespeare's Romans have become to a great extent "our" ...
The dramatic work of David Mallet
In this study of Mallett's dramatic work, I have relied heavily on four collections of letters: the correspondence found in the first two volumes of Aaron Hill's Works (1753), George Sherburn's Correspondence of Alexander ...