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1Title:  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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2Title:  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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3Title:  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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4Title:  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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5Title:  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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6Title:  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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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- 
 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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9Title:  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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10Title:  Renaissance poetry and prose   
 Creator:  Waudby, June. | Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  Pearson Longman, York Press, Harlow, England, New York, London, 2010. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references and index. 
 Extent:  iv, 357 p. ; 21 cm. 
 Subjects:  English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | English poetry -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Literature and society -- England -- History -- 16th century | Literature and society -- England -- History -- 17th century | Renaissance -- England

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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11Title:  Shakespeare and religious change   
 Creator:  Graham, Kenneth J. E. (Kenneth John Emerson), 1960- | Collington, Philip D., 1968- | Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke [England], New York, 2009. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references and index. 
 Extent:  xiii, 281 p. ; 23 cm. 
 Subjects:  Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Religion | Religion and literature -- England -- History -- 16th century | Religion and literature -- England -- History -- 17th century | Religion in literature | Literature and society -- England -- History -- 16th century | Literature and society -- England -- History -- 17th century

 
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12Title:  Macbeth: texts and contexts   
 Creator:  Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 | Carroll, William C., 1945- | Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  Bedford/St. Martin's, Boston, 1999. 
 Notes:  At head of title: William Shakespeare. Includes bibliographical references (p. 369-377) and index. 
 Extent:  xx, 394 p. ; 22 cm. 
 Subjects:  Macbeth, King of Scotland, 11th cent. Drama | Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Political and social views | Literature and society -- England -- History -- 16th century | Literature and society -- England -- History -- 17th century

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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13Title:  Contexts of Renaissance comedy   
 Creator:  Clare, Janet, 1954- | Eriksen, Roy T. | Horace Howard Furness Memorial Fund | Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  Novus Press, Oslo, 1997. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references (p. 183-184). 
 Extent:  184 p. ; 22 cm. 
 Subjects:  English drama (Comedy) -- History and criticism | English drama -- Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 -- History and criticism | English drama -- 17th century -- History and criticism | Literature and society -- England -- History -- 16th century | Literature and society -- England -- History -- 17th century | Renaissance -- England

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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14Title:  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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15Title:  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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16Title:  Materialist Shakespeare: a history   
 Creator:  Kamps, Ivo. | Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  Verso, London, New York, 1995. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references and index. 
 Extent:  ix, 342 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. 
 Subjects:  Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Political and social views | Literature and society -- England -- History -- 16th century | Literature and society -- England -- History -- 17th century | Historical criticism (Literature) | Materialism in literature | Marxist criticism

 
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17Title:  Losing touch with nature: literature and the new science in sixteenth-century England   
 Creator:  Crane, Mary Thomas, 1956- | Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references and index. 
 Extent:  xi, 227 pages ; 25 cm 
 Subjects:  English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc | Literature and society -- England -- History -- 16th century | Literature and science -- England -- History -- 16th century | England -- Intellectual life -- 16th century

 
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18Title:  Acting companies and their plays in Shakespeare's London   
 Creator:  Keenan, Siobhan, 1973- | Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Notes:  "Renaissance Acting Companies and their Plays explores the intimate and dynamic relationship between acting companies and playwrights in this seminal era in English theatre history. Siobhan Keenan's analysis includes chapters on the traditions and workings of contemporary acting companies, playwriting practices, stages and staging, audiences and patrons, each illustrated with detailed case studies of individual acting companies and their plays, including troupes such as Lady Elizabeth's players, 'Beeston's Boys' and the King's Men and works by Shakespeare, Jonson, Middleton, Brome and Heywood. We are accustomed to focusing on individual playwrights: Renaissance Acting Companies and their Plays makes the case that we also need to think about the companies for which dramatists wrote and with whose members they collaborated, if we wish to better understand the dramas of the English Renaissance stage"-- "Renaissance Acting Companies and their Plays explores the intimate and dynamic relationship between acting companies and playwrights in this seminal era in English theatre history. Siobhan Keenan's analysis includes chapters on the traditions and workings of contemporary acting companies, playwriting practices, stages and staging, audiences and patrons, each illustrated with detailed case studies of individual acting companies and their plays, including troupes such as Lady Elizabeth's players, 'Beeston's Boys' and the King's Men and works by Shakespeare, Jonson, Middleton, Brome and Heywood. "-- Includes bibliographical references and index. 
 Extent:  272 pages ; 20 cm 
 Subjects:  Theatrical companies -- England -- London -- History -- 16th century | Theatrical companies -- England -- London -- History -- 17th century | Theater -- England -- London -- History -- 16th century | Theater -- England -- London -- History -- 17th century | Repertory theater -- England -- London -- History -- 16th century | Repertory theater -- England -- London -- History -- 17th century | Literature and society -- England -- History -- 16th century

 
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19Title:  Sworn bond in Tudor England: oaths, vows and covenants in civil life and literature   
 Creator:  Cervone, Thea. | Horace Howard Furness Memorial Fund | Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  McFarland & Co, Jefferson, N.C, c2011. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references and index. "The swearing of oaths is a cultural phenomenon that pervades English history and was remarkably important during the sixteenth century. This historical work explores how writers of the Tudor era addressed the subject in response to the profound changes of the Reformation and the creative explosion of the Elizabethan period"--Provided by publisher. 
 Extent:  v, 218 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. 
 Subjects:  Oaths -- England -- History -- 16th century | Tudor, House of | Literature and society -- England -- History -- 16th century | English literature -- 16th century -- History and criticism | Political culture -- England -- History -- 16th century | Great Britain -- History -- Tudors, 1485-1603 | Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1485-1603

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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20Title:  Erotic subjects: the sexuality of politics in early modern English literature   
 Creator:  Sanchez, Melissa E. | Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  Oxford University Press, New York, c2011. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references and index. 
 Extent:  xi, 283 p. ; 25 cm. 
 Subjects:  English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism | Politics and literature | Sex (Psychology) | Literature and society -- England -- History -- 16th century | Literature and society -- England -- History -- 17th century | Bellettrie | Seks | Politiek

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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