Farnham : Ashgate, 2009.
English drama Italian influences
English drama Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 History and criticism
Political plays, English History and criticism
Politics and literature England History 16th century
Italy In literature.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Knowledge Italy.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Sources.
Bibliography, etc. note: Includes bibliographical references and index. Formatted contents note: ch. 4: "I have my dukedom got" : Shakespeare and the evolution of the Italianate disguised ruler play -- ch. 5: "No more a Britain"": James I, Jachimo, and the politics of Xenophobia in Cymbeline. UK-SuSCL Summary, etc: In considering the ideological repercussions of references to Italy in prominent works by Shakespeare and his contemporaries, Michael J. Redmond argues that early modern intertextuality was a dynamic process of allusion, quotation and revision. Target audience: Specialized.