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‘I’ll have grounds

http://www.looksmart.com/ http://www.findarticles.com/ FindArticles > Yearbook of English Studies > January, 1999 > Article > Print friendly ‘I’ll have grounds / More relative than this’: The Puzzle of John Ward’s Hamlet Promptbooks. THOMPSON, ANN It is generally agreed that there were two quite separate versions of the text of Hamlet available in the late seventeenth and […]

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`Tendency to precocity’ and `childish uncertainties’ of a `virago at fourteen’: Djuna Barnes’s `The Diary of a Dangerous Child’.

`Tendency to precocity’ and `childish uncertainties’ of a `virago at fourteen’: Djuna Barnes’s `The Diary of a Dangerous Child’. Caselli, Daniela Philip Herring’s introduction to his edition of Djuna Barnes’s Collected Stories (1) claims that `there is a quality of strangeness in a typical Barnesean story’ (p. 7), adding that the characters of these short […]

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Fifteenth-century English Collections of Female Saints’ Lives.

Fifteenth-century English Collections of Female Saints’ Lives. Edwards, A.S.G. ABSTRACT This article examines Middle English collections of female saints’ lives in manuscript, both in verse and in prose. It enumerates the contents of these collections and discusses their early audiences, as well as the various cultural and literary influences, particularly those of Chaucer and Lydgate, […]

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Novel and History in Anti-Jacobin Satire.

Novel and History in Anti-Jacobin Satire. LONDON, APRIL ‘I might observe with the late Lord Orford’, writes George Walker in the dedication to his anti-Jacobin novel, The Vagabond, ‘that Romances are only Histories which we do not believe to be true, and Histories are Romances we do believe to be true’.[1] The potential convergence here […]