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Tyranny in Jacobean Roman tragedies (1603--1611)
This dissertation defends the theory that Jacobean Roman tyrant-tragedies are inherently anti-tyrannical and anti-absolutist. As such, they contest the absolutist discourses of James I, which claim that legitimate kings ...
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 ...