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1Title:  John Webster, Renaissance dramatist   
 Creator:  Coleman, David, 1979- | Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh, 2010. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references (p. [159]-164) and index. 
 Extent:  x, 166 p. ; 22 cm. 
 Subjects:  Webster, John, -- 1580?-1625? -- Criticism and interpretation | Literature and society -- England -- History -- 17th century

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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2Title:  'Paper-contestations' and textual communities in England, 1640-1675   
 Creator:  Sauer, Elizabeth M., 1964- | Horace Howard Furness Memorial Fund | Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  University of Toronto Press, Toronto, Buffalo, c2005. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references (p. [169]-192) and index. 
 Extent:  viii, 199 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. 
 Subjects:  Literature and society -- England -- History -- 17th century | Politics and literature -- England -- History -- 17th century | Books and reading -- England -- History -- 17th century | England -- Intellectual life -- 17th century

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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3Title:  Eight tragedies of Shakespeare: a Marxist study   
 Creator:  Kiernan, V. G. (Victor Gordon), 1913- | Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  Verso, London, New York, 1996. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references (p. [275]-282) and index. 
 Extent:  296 p. ; 24 cm. 
 Subjects:  Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Political and social views | Literature and society -- England -- History -- 17th century | Political plays, English -- History and criticism | Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616. -- Plays. -- Selections

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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4Title:  Jacobean drama as social criticism   
 Creator:  Hogg, James. | Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  Edwin Mellen Press, Lewiston, N.Y, 1995. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references. 
 Extent:  iv, 365 p. ; 22 cm. 
 Subjects:  English drama -- 17th century -- History and criticism | Literature and society -- England -- History -- 17th century | Social problems in literature

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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5Title:  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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6Title:  John Milton among the polygamophiles   
 Creator:  Miller, Leo, 1915- 
 Publication:  Loewenthal Press, New York, [1974] 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references. Signed by the author. 
 Extent:  xii, 378 p. 23 cm. 
 Subjects:  Milton, John, -- 1608-1674 -- Knowledge -- Social life and customs | Literature and society -- England -- History -- 17th century | Marriage in literature | Polygamy

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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7Title:  Dryden and future shock   
 Creator:  Frost, William, 1917- 
 Publication:  English Literary Studies, University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C, 1976. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references. 
 Extent:  102 p. ; 23 cm. 
 Subjects:  Dryden, John, -- 1631-1700 -- Criticism and interpretation | English poetry -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism | Literature and society -- England -- History -- 17th century

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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8Title:  The Tempest in context: sin, repentance and forgiveness   
 Creator:  Linley, Keith | Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references and index. 
 Extent:  xii, 275 pages ; 23 cm. 
 Subjects:  Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616. -- Tempest | Literature and society -- England -- History -- 17th century | Tempest (Shakespeare, William) | Literature and society | England | History

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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9Title:  John Milton among the polygamophiles   
 Creator:  Miller, Leo, 1915-1990 
 Publication:  Loewenthal Press, New York, 1974. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references and index. 
 Extent:  xii, 378 p. ; 23 cm 
 Subjects:  Milton, John, -- 1608-1674 -- Knowledge -- Manners and customs | Literature and society -- England -- History -- 17th century | Marriage in literature | Polygamy

 
Collection:  Library Company 
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10Title:  George Chapman: aspects of decadence in early seventeenth century drama   
 Creator:  Goldstein, Leonard. 
 Publication:  Institut für Englische Sprache und Literatur, Universität Salzburg, Salzburg, 1975- 
 Notes:  Originally published as the author's Habilitationsschrift, Humboldt University, Berlin. Includes bibliographical references. 
 Extent:  v. ; 21 cm. 
 Subjects:  Chapman, George, -- 1559?-1634 -- Dramatic works | Literature and society -- England -- History -- 17th century | Decadence in literature | Drama -- Social aspects

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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11Title:  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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12Title:  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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13Title:  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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14Title:  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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15Title:  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

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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16Title:  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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17Title:  Rooted sorrow: dying in early Modern England   
 Creator:  Doebler, Bettie Anne. | Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, Associated University Presses, Rutherford, London, c1994. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references (p. 278-289) and index. 
 Extent:  296 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. 
 Subjects:  English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism | Death in literature | Literature and society -- England -- History -- 17th century | Death -- Social aspects -- England -- History -- 17th century

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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18Title:  Fat king, lean beggar: representations of poverty in the age of Shakespeare   
 Creator:  Carroll, William C., 1945- | Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  Cornell University Press, Ithaca, 1996. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-230) and index. 
 Extent:  xiii, 237 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 | Poverty in literature | Beggars in literature | Poor in literature

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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19Title:  Social Shakespeare: aspects of Renaissance dramaturgy and contemporary society   
 Creator:  Smith, Peter J., 1964- | Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  St. Martin's Press, New York, 1995. 
 Notes:  Based on the author's thesis (Ph.D., University of Leicester, 1992). Includes bibliographical references and index. 
 Extent:  xi, 242 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. 
 Subjects:  Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Political and social views | Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Contemporary England | Literature and society -- England -- History -- 16th century | Literature and society -- England -- History -- 17th century | Social problems in literature | Renaissance -- England

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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20Title:  Cultural readings of Restoration and eighteenth-century English theater   
 Creator:  Canfield, J. Douglas (John Douglas), 1941- | Payne Fisk, Deborah. | Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  University of Georgia Press, Athens, Ga, c1995. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references and index. 
 Extent:  vi, 320 p. ; 24 cm. 
 Subjects:  English drama -- Restoration, 1660-1700 -- History and criticism | Literature and society -- England -- History -- 18th century | Literature and society -- England -- History -- 17th century | English drama -- 18th century -- History and criticism | Culture in literature

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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