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The Resource Untimely deaths in Renaissance drama : biography, history, catastrophe, Andrew Griffin

Untimely deaths in Renaissance drama : biography, history, catastrophe, Andrew Griffin

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Untimely deaths in Renaissance drama : biography, history, catastrophe
Title
Untimely deaths in Renaissance drama
Title remainder
biography, history, catastrophe
Statement of responsibility
Andrew Griffin
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In the decades before history was institutionalized as a scholarly discipline, historical writing was practiced by poets, record keepers, lawyers, sermonizers, mythologers, and philosophers. In the welter of competing forms of historical thought, early modern drama often operated as a site in which claims about the nature of historical change could be treated in their frequently conflicting variety. To explore this field of competing forms of historical explanation, Untimely Death in Renaissance Drama focuses on the problem of narrative abruption in a selection of historically-minded early modern plays as they rely on various strategies to make sense of biography and fatality. Arguing that narrative forms fail in the face of untimely death, Andrew Griffin shows that the disruption appears as matter of trauma, making the untimely death both a point of narrative conflict and a social problem. Exploring the formula that early modern dramatists used to make sense of lives and deaths, this book draws on the wider context of the period's culture of history writing."--
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1978-
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Griffin, Andrew
Dewey number
822/.309358
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR658.H5
LC item number
G75 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • English drama
  • English drama
  • History in literature
  • Death in literature
  • Théâtre anglais
  • Théâtre anglais
  • Histoire dans la littérature
  • Mort dans la littérature
  • Death in literature
  • English drama
  • English drama
  • History in literature
Label
Untimely deaths in Renaissance drama : biography, history, catastrophe, Andrew Griffin
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-188) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
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  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1090439258
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 197 pages
Isbn
9781487503482
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1090439258
Label
Untimely deaths in Renaissance drama : biography, history, catastrophe, Andrew Griffin
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-188) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1090439258
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 197 pages
Isbn
9781487503482
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1090439258

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