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A most pleasant comedy of Mucedorus
The English Renaissance romantic comedy Mucedorus survives in no less than seventeen complete quartos, making it the most widely printed English play prior to the Restoration. It was first performed in the early 1590s, and ...
Anatomy of woman: The politics of medical culture in early modern drama
"Anatomy of Woman: The Politics of Medical Culture in Early Modern Drama," interrogates the period's medical comprehension and construction of the female body by examining the ways in which medical discourse surfaces in ...
Vergil and vergilianism in high Renaissance Rome
This project will explore the fundamental influence of Vergil, regarded in the Renaissance as the greatest of poets, in early sixteenth century Rome. He was not only the epic poet, but also the master of pastoral poetry ...