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Staging early modern romance : prose fiction, dramatic romance, and Shakespeare / edited by Mary Ellen Lamb and Valerie Wayne.

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    Lamb, Mary Ellen

    Wayne, Valerie.,

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  • Publisher

    New York ; Abingdon : Routledge, 2009.

  • Subject

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Sources.

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Knowledge Literature.

    English drama Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 History and criticism

    English prose literature Early modern, 1500-1700 History and criticism

    Romances, English Adaptations History and criticism

    Romances Adaptations History and criticism

    Romanticism England History 16th century

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    0415962811 (hbk), 0203882075 (ebk), 9780415962810 (hbk), 9780203882078 (ebk)

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  • Physical description

    xi, 261 p. : ill. 24 cm.

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Bibliography, etc. note: Includes bibliographical references and index. Formatted contents note: pt. 1:Introduction: Into the forest / Mary Ellen Lamb and Valerie Wayne -- The sources of romance, the generation of story, and the patterns of the Pericles tales / Lori Humphrey Newcomb -- "Asia of the one side, and Afric of the other": Sidney's unities and the staging of romance / Cyrus Mulready -- pt. 2: "A Note Beyond Your Reach": prose romance's rivalry with Elizabethan drama / Steve Mentz -- Hamlet and Eourdanus / Goran Stanivukovic -- Reading the book of the self in Shakespeare's Cymbeline and Wroth's Urania / Sarah Wall-Randell -- Virtual audiences and virtual authors: The winter's tale, The tempest, and Old wives' tales / Mary Ellen Lamb -- pt. 3: The issue of the Corpus Christi Cycles, or "religious romance," in The winter’s Tale / Gloria Olchowy -- Romancing the wager: Cymbeline’s intertexts / Valerie Wayne -- John Fletcher’s Women pleased and the pedagogy reading of romance / Joyce Boro -- Undoing romance: Beaumont and Fletcher’s resistant reading of The countess of Pembroke’s Arcadia / Clare R. Kinney -- Probable infidelitites from Bandello to Massinger / Lorna Hutson -- Afterword: Shakespeare and romance / Barbara A. Mowat.