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Literature and society -- England -- History -- 16th century (118)
Literature and society -- England -- History -- 17th century (67)
Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Political and social views (28)
Renaissance -- England (25)
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Race in literature (8)
Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Criticism and interpretation (8)
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Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 (6)
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Books and reading -- England -- History -- 16th century (5)
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Printing -- England -- History -- 16th century (4)
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Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Characters -- Blacks (4)
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Authors and patrons -- England -- History -- 16th century (3)
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England -- Civilization -- 16th century (3)
England -- Intellectual life -- 17th century (3)
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English language -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- Style (3)
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LITERARY CRITICISM / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh (3)
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1Title:  Worldmaking Spenser: explorations in the early Modern Age   
 Creator:  Cheney, Patrick Gerard, 1949- | Silberman, Lauren. 
 Publication:  University Press of Kentucky, Lexington, c2000. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references (p. [249]-272) and index. 
 Extent:  viii, 288 p. ; 24 cm. 
 Subjects:  Spenser, Edmund, -- 1552?-1599 -- Criticism and interpretation | Literature and society -- England -- History -- 16th century | Literature and society -- History -- 16th century

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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2Title:  Twelfth night, or, What you will: texts and contexts   
 Alt. Title:  Twelfth night   
 Creator:  Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 | Smith, Bruce R., 1946- | Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  Bedford/St. Martin's, Boston, c2001. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references (p. 399-410) and index. 
 Extent:  xviii, 430 p. : ill. ; 21 cm. 
 Subjects:  Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616. -- Twelfth night | Literature and society -- England -- History -- 16th century | Literature and society -- England -- History -- 17th century

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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3Title:  The performance of conviction: plainness and rhetoric in the early English Renaissance   
 Creator:  Graham, Kenneth J. E. (Kenneth John Emerson), 1960- 
 Publication:  Cornell University Press, Ithaca, 1994. 
 Notes:  Based on the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--University of California at Berkeley. Includes bibliographical references and index. 
 Extent:  xiv, 232 p. ; 24 cm. 
 Subjects:  English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism | Literature and society -- England -- History -- 16th century | Rhetoric -- Social aspects -- England -- History | Renaissance -- England | Rhetoric, Renaissance

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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4Title:  Poetry and courtliness in Renaissance England   
 Creator:  Javitch, Daniel. 
 Publication:  Princeton University Press, Princeton, N.J, c1978. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references and index. 
 Extent:  [10], 165 p. ; 22 cm. 
 Subjects:  English poetry -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism | Literature and society -- England -- History -- 16th century | Renaissance -- England | Great Britain -- Court and courtiers -- History -- 16th century

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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5Title:  Romeo and Juliet: texts and contexts   
 Creator:  Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 | Callaghan, Dympna. | Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 | Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  Bedford/St. Martin's, Boston, c2003. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references (p. 445-457) and index 
 Extent:  xvi, 475 p. : ill. ; 21 cm. 
 Subjects:  Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616. -- Romeo and Juliet | Romeo (Fictitious character) -- Drama | Juliet (Fictitious character) -- Drama | Literature and society -- England -- History -- 16th century | Verona (Italy) -- Drama

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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6Title:  Shakespeare and society: critical studies in Shakespearean drama   
 Creator:  Eagleton, Terry, 1943- | Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  Chatto & Windus, London, 1967. 
 Notes:  Bibliographical notes. 
 Extent:  208 p. ; 21 cm. 
 Subjects:  Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Political and social views | Literature and society -- England -- History -- 16th century | Social problems in literature

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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7Title:  Shepheards devises: Edmund Spenser's Shepheardes calender and the institutions of Elizabethan society   
 Creator:  Lane, Robert, 1946- 
 Publication:  University of Georgia Press, Athens, c1993. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references and index. 
 Extent:  x, 240 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. 
 Subjects:  Spenser, Edmund, -- 1552?-1599. -- Shepheardes calender | Literature and society -- England -- History -- 16th century | Pastoral poetry, English -- History and criticism | Social institutions in literature

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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8Title:  The performance of conviction: plainness and rhetoric in the early English Renaissance   
 Creator:  Graham, Kenneth J. E. (Kenneth John Emerson), 1960- | Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  Cornell University Press, Ithaca, 1994. 
 Notes:  Based on the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--University of California at Berkeley. Includes bibliographical references and index. 
 Extent:  xiv, 232 p. ; 24 cm. 
 Subjects:  English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism | Literature and society -- England -- History -- 16th century | Rhetoric -- Social aspects -- England -- History | Renaissance -- England | Rhetoric -- 1500-1800

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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9Title:  Shakespeare's culture of violence   
 Creator:  Cohen, Derek. | Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  St. Martin's Press, New York, 1993. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references (p. 142-150) and index. 
 Extent:  viii, 152 p. ; 23 cm. 
 Subjects:  Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Political and social views | Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Histories | Literature and society -- England -- History -- 16th century | Violence in literature

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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10Title:  Shakespeare's As you like it: late Elizabethan culture and literary representation   
 Creator:  Hunt, Maurice, 1942- | Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  Palgrave Macmillan, New York, 2008. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references (p. [149]-202) and index. 
 Extent:  208 p. ; 22 cm. 
 Subjects:  Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616. -- As you like it | Spenser, Edmund, -- 1552?-1599. -- Mutabilitie cantos | Theater and society -- England -- History -- 16th century | English drama -- 16th century -- History and criticism | Literature and society -- England -- History -- 16th century | Literature and history -- England -- History -- 16th century

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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11Title:  Books and scrolls: navigating the bible   
 Creator:  Stallybrass, Peter. 
 Publication:  University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, 2002. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references (p. 74-79). 
 Extent:  p. 42-79 : ill. ; 22 cm. 
 Subjects:  Bible -- Use | Books and reading -- England -- History -- 16th century | Books and reading -- England -- History -- 17th century | Literature and society -- England -- History -- 16th century | Literature and society -- England -- History -- 17th century

 
Collection:  Library Company 
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12Title:  Center or margin: revisions of the English Renaissance in honor of Leeds Barroll   
 Creator:  Orlin, Lena Cowen. | Barroll, J. Leeds (John Leeds), 1928- | Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  Susquehanna University Press, Associated University Press, Selinsgrove [Pa.], Cranbury, NJ, c2006. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references and index. 
 Extent:  318 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm. 
 Subjects:  English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism | Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Criticism and interpretation | Renaissance -- England | Literature and society -- England -- History -- 16th century | Literature and society -- England -- History -- 17th century | England -- Civilization -- 16th century | England -- Civilization -- 17th century

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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13Title:  Sonnet sequences and social distinction in Renaissance England   
 Creator:  Warley, Christopher, 1969- | Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, New York, NY, 2005. 
 Notes:  Series numbering inferred from publisher's listing. Includes bibliographical references (p. 185-231) and index. 
 Extent:  xi, 240 p. ; 24 cm. 
 Subjects:  Sonnets, English -- History and criticism | English poetry -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism | Literature and society -- England -- History -- 16th century | Literature and society -- England -- History -- 17th century | Social classes in literature | Renaissance -- England | Cycles (Literature)

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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14Title:  Shakespeare among the animals: nature and society in the drama of early modern England   
 Creator:  Boehrer, Bruce Thomas. | Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  Palgrave, New York, 2002. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references (p. [194]-207) and index. 
 Extent:  xii, 212 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm. 
 Subjects:  Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Knowledge -- Natural history | Literature and society -- England -- History -- 16th century | Literature and society -- England -- History -- 17th century | Social values in literature | Animals in literature | Nature in literature

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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15Title:  Marxist Shakespeares   
 Creator:  Howard, Jean E. (Jean Elizabeth), 1948- | Shershow, Scott Cutler, 1953- | Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  Routledge, London, New York, 2001. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references (p. [265]-285) and index. 
 Extent:  xii, 304 p. ; 23 cm. 
 Subjects:  Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Political and social views | Literature and society -- England -- History -- 16th century | Women and literature -- England -- History -- 16th century | Marxist criticism | Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Political and social views

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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16Title:  Shakespeare and the popular tradition in the theater: studies in the social dimension of dramatic form and function   
 Creator:  Weimann, Robert. 
 Publication:  Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, c1978. 
 Notes:  Revised English translation of Shakespeare und die Tradition des Volkstheaters. Bibliography: p. 297-315. Includes index. 
 Extent:  xxii, 325 p. ; 24 cm. 
 Subjects:  Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Criticism and interpretation | Literature and society -- England -- History -- 16th century | Popular culture -- England -- History -- 16th century | Theater -- England -- History -- 16th century | Folk drama, English -- History and criticism | Literary form -- History -- 16th century

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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17Title:  Ambition, rank, and poetry in 1590s England   
 Creator:  Huntington, John, 1940- 
 Publication:  University of Illinois Press, Urbana, c2001. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references and index. 
 Extent:  ix, 194 p. ; 24 cm. 
 Subjects:  English poetry -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism | Literature and society -- England -- History -- 16th century | Chapman, George, -- 1559?-1634 -- Political and social views | Poetry -- Authorship -- Social aspects | Social classes in literature | Ambition in literature

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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18Title:  Shakespeare and his contemporaries   
 Creator:  Nicholl, Charles. | National Portrait Gallery (Great Britain) | Horace Howard Furness Memorial Fund | Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  National Portrait Gallery, London, 2005. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references and index. 
 Extent:  112 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. (chiefly col.) ; 23 cm. 
 Subjects:  Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Friends and associates | Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Contemporaries | Literature and society -- England -- History -- 16th century | Authors, English -- Early modern, 1500-1700 | English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism | England -- Intellectual life -- 16th century

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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19Title:  Ambition, rank, and poetry in 1590s England   
 Creator:  Huntington, John, 1940- | Horace Howard Furness Memorial Fund | Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  University of Illinois Press, Urbana, c2001. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references and index. 
 Extent:  ix, 194 p. ; 24 cm. 
 Subjects:  English poetry -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism | Literature and society -- England -- History -- 16th century | Chapman, George, -- 1559?-1634 -- Political and social views | Poetry -- Authorship -- Social aspects | Social classes in literature | Ambition in literature

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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20Title:  Defending literature in early modern England: Renaissance literary theory in social context   
 Creator:  Matz, Robert. | Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, U.K, New York, 2000. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references (p. 172-181) and index. 
 Extent:  xi, 188 p. ; 24 cm. 
 Subjects:  English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc | Literature and society -- England -- History -- 16th century | Social change -- England -- History -- 16th century | Criticism -- England -- History -- 16th century | Social change in literature | Renaissance -- England

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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