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Literature and society -- England -- History -- 16th century (117)
Literature and society -- England -- History -- 17th century (67)
Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Political and social views (28)
Renaissance -- England (25)
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England (14)
History (14)
Literature and society (14)
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Social classes in literature (10)
Women and literature -- England -- History -- 16th century (9)
English drama -- Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 -- History and criticism (8)
Politics and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 16th century (8)
Race in literature (8)
Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Criticism and interpretation (8)
England -- Intellectual life -- 16th century (7)
English literature Early modern (7)
Political plays, English -- History and criticism (7)
Sex role in literature (6)
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 (6)
Book industries and trade -- England -- History -- 16th century (5)
Books and reading -- England -- History -- 16th century (5)
Books and reading -- England -- History -- 17th century (5)
Politics and literature -- England -- History -- 16th century (5)
Blacks in literature (4)
England -- Social life and customs -- 16th century (4)
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English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc (4)
English poetry -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism (4)
Humanists -- England (4)
Imperialism in literature (4)
Literature and history -- England -- History -- 16th century (4)
Printing -- England -- History -- 16th century (4)
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Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Characters -- Blacks (4)
Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Characters -- Women (4)
Women and literature -- England -- History -- 17th century (4)
Women in literature (4)
Authors and patrons -- England -- History -- 16th century (3)
Book industries and trade -- England -- History -- 17th century (3)
Discourse analysis, Literary (3)
Dramatists, English -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- Biography (3)
England -- Civilization -- 16th century (3)
England -- Intellectual life -- 17th century (3)
English drama (Comedy) -- History and criticism (3)
English language -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- Style (3)
Festivals in literature (3)
LITERARY CRITICISM / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh (3)
Literary form -- History -- 16th century (3)
Man-woman relationships in literature (3)
1Title:  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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2Title:  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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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:  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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7Title:  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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8Title:  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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9Title:  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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10Title:  Shakespeare's festive comedy: a study of dramatic form and its relation to social custom   
 Creator:  Barber, C. L. (Cesar Lombardi) 
 Publication:  Princeton University Press, Princeton, N.J, 1959. 
 Notes:  Bibliographical footnotes. 
 Extent:  x, 265 p. 25 cm. 
 Subjects:  Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Comedies | Literature and society -- England -- History -- 16th century | England -- Social life and customs -- 16th century | English drama (Comedy) -- History and criticism | Literary form -- History -- 16th century | Manners and customs in literature | Festivals in literature

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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11Title:  Lord Strange's Men and Their Plays   
 Creator:  Manley, Lawrence, 1949- | MacLean, Sally-Beth. 
 Notes:  "In this major contribution to theater history and cultural studies, authors Lawrence Manley and Sally-Beth MacLean paint a lively portrait of Lord Strange's Men, a daring company of players that dominated the London stage for a brief period in the late Elizabethan era. During their short theatrical reign, Lord Strange's Men helped to define the dramaturgy of the era, performing the works of William Shakespeare, Christopher Marlowe, Thomas Kyd, and others in a distinctive and spectacular style, exploring innovative new modes of impersonation while intentionally courting political and religious controversy"-- Includes bibliographical references and index. 
 Extent:  xi, 475 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm 
 Subjects:  Theatrical companies -- England -- London -- History -- 16th century | Theater -- England -- London -- History -- 16th century | Literature and society -- England -- History -- 16th century | English drama -- Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 -- History and criticism

 
Collection:  Yale University 
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12Title:  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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13Title:  The rhetoric of concealment: figuring gender and class in Renaissance literature   
 Creator:  Kegl, Rosemary, 1960- 
 Publication:  Cornell University Press, Ithaca, 1994. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references and index. 
 Extent:  x, 194 p. ; 24 cm. 
 Subjects:  English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism | Literature and society -- England -- History -- 16th century | Women and literature -- England -- History -- 16th century | Rhetoric -- England -- History -- 16th century | Social classes in literature | Sex role in literature | Renaissance -- England

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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14Title:  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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15Title:  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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16Title:  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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17Title:  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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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:  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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20Title:  Renaissance drama   
 Creator:  McRae, Andrew. | Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  Arnold, Distributed in the United States of America by Oxford University Press, London, New York, 2003. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references (p. [171]-176) and index. 
 Extent:  180 p. ; 25 cm. 
 Subjects:  English drama -- To 1500 | English drama -- Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 | Literature and society -- England -- History -- To 1500 | Literature and society -- England -- History -- 16th century

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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