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The Resource Who the Devil taught thee so much Italian?? : Italian language learning and literary imitation in early modern England

Who the Devil taught thee so much Italian?? : Italian language learning and literary imitation in early modern England

Label
Who the Devil taught thee so much Italian?? : Italian language learning and literary imitation in early modern England
Title
Who the Devil taught thee so much Italian??
Title remainder
Italian language learning and literary imitation in early modern England
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book offers a comprehensive account of the methods and practice of learning modern languages, particularly Italian, in late sixteenth and early seventeenth century England. It is the first study to suggest that there is a fundamental connection between these language-learning habits and the techniques for both reading and imitating Italian materials employed by a range of poets and dramatists, such as Daniel, Drummond, Marston and Shakespeare, in the same period. The widespread use of bilingual parallel-text instruction manuals from the 1570s onwards, most notably those of the Italian tea
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Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lawrence, Jason
Dewey number
450.710942
Index
no index present
LC call number
PC1057 .L38 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Italian language
  • Imitation in literature
  • FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Imitation in literature
  • Italian language
  • England
Label
Who the Devil taught thee so much Italian?? : Italian language learning and literary imitation in early modern England
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. 'Mie new London Companions for Italianand French': modern language learning in Elizabethan England; 2. 'A stranger borne / To be indenized with us, and made our owne': Samuel Daniel and the naturalisation of Italian literary forms; 3. 'Give me the ocular proof': Shakespeare's Italian language-learning habits; Conclusion: Seventeenth-century language learning; Appendix: John Wolfe's Italian publications; Bibliography; Index
Control code
818847470
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (233 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781847794390
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt15521vj
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)818847470
Label
Who the Devil taught thee so much Italian?? : Italian language learning and literary imitation in early modern England
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. 'Mie new London Companions for Italianand French': modern language learning in Elizabethan England; 2. 'A stranger borne / To be indenized with us, and made our owne': Samuel Daniel and the naturalisation of Italian literary forms; 3. 'Give me the ocular proof': Shakespeare's Italian language-learning habits; Conclusion: Seventeenth-century language learning; Appendix: John Wolfe's Italian publications; Bibliography; Index
Control code
818847470
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (233 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781847794390
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt15521vj
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)818847470

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