The Resource Elizabethan Grotesque

Elizabethan Grotesque

Label
Elizabethan Grotesque
Title
Elizabethan Grotesque
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The comic grotesque is a powerful element in a great deal of Elizabethan literature, but one which has attracted scant critical attention. In this study, first published in 1980, Neil Rhodes examines the nature of the grotesque in late sixteenth-century culture, and shows the part it played in the development of new styles of comic prose and drama in Elizabethan England. In defining 'grotesque', the author considers the stylistic techniques of Rabelais and Aretino, as well as the graphic arts. He discusses the use of the grotesque in Elizabethan pamphlet literature and the early satirical j
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
820.91
Index
index present
LC call number
PR429.G76 R47 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Routledge Revivals
Label
Elizabethan Grotesque
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-202) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Original Title Page; Original Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Elizabethan comic prose and drama: a chronology; Part I; 1 Literary grotesque: a sixteenth-century background; 2 The low style in Elizabethan comic prose; 1 The low style and the grotesque; 2 Aretino and Nashe; 3 Comedy and violence in Elizabethan pamphlet literature; 4 Nashe and the beginning of satirical journalism; 1 Preaching and satire; 2 The school of Nashe; 5 The grotesque and satirical comedy; 1 Satire and the theatres; 2 Student drama
  • Dekker Middleton; Part II; 6 Shakespearean grotesque: the Falstaff plays; 1 Nashe and Shakespeare; 2 The drama of the body: Henry IV, part one; 3 The body purged: Henry IV, part two; 4 The death of Falstaff; 7 Jonsonian grotesque: Every Man Out of his Humour and Bartholomew Fair; 1 Lenten stuff; 2 The fatness of the fair; Conclusion; Notes; Select bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn886110765
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (224 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781315753225
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b37035186
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)886110765
  • pebc1315753227

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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