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Text and meaning of Wyatt's 'Like as the byrde in the cage enclosed'
(University of Colorado, 1986-12)
"Like as the byrde" has been so consistently misrepresented in texts which editors have offered that it seemed mandatory, now, to print the text from the most authoritative source without adulteration, and to comment on ...
Review of 'Chaucer's prosody' by Ian Robinson
(Australasian Universities Language and Literature Association, 1972-05)
Despite some interesting suggestions and bits of information, Ian Robinson overlooks too much altogether. I say this, not to damn his book, but to express dissatisfaction with it. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1971.)
Review of 'Shakespeare's metrics' by Dorothy L. Sipe
(Australasian Universities Language and Literature Association, 1970-11)
Miss Sipe sets out to prove correct the debated assumption that Shakespeare "wrote carefully constructed iambic verse into which he introduced only those few minor variations considered permissible in his time". Her labour ...
The role of Diaphanta in 'The Changeling'
(Australasian Universities Language and Literature Association, 1991-11)
The chief function of Diaphanta in the play is to act as an example of a woman who becomes aware of the attractions of lust (in contrast to Beatrice), but is overwhelmed by it (in contrast to Isabella). There is thus a ...
The state of the art - current critical research
(Continuum, New York, 2011-04-14)
'The State of the Art - current critical research' appears as Chapter 3 in 'Women beware women: a critical guide', edited by Andrew Hiscock. Review from the website states: "This comprehensive collection of essays, beginning ...
Review of 'Collected poems of Sir Thomas Wyatt' edited by Muir and Thomson
(Australasian Universities Language and Literature Association, 1971-05)
Daalder reviews 'Collected poems of Sir Thomas Wyatt', edited by Kenneth Muir and Patricia Thomson (Liverpool University Press, 1969).
Review of 'On Shakespeare and early modern literature: Essays' by John Kerrigan
(Australasian Universities Language and Literature Association, 2005-11)
John Kerrigan is one of the very best of today’s commentators on “Early Modern” (I still prefer “Renaissance”) literature. Although he has also written on other periods, he here concentrates on “a body of writing which, ...
Review of 'The Shakespearean International Yearbook: Vols 1 and 2' by Elton and Mucciolo
(Australasian Universities Language and Literature Association, 2004-11)
There are a great many different matters discussed, in these excellent volumes, which I cannot here explore or even list. Suffice it to say that the editors have adopted a very comprehensive, wide-ranging approach, ...
The role of "Senex" in Kyd's 'The Spanish Tragedy'
(Western Michigan University Department of English, 1986)
In the edition of The Spanish Tragedy prepared by Philip Edwards for the Revels Plays series, Act III, Scene xiii introduces a new character into the play who is called an "Old Man" when he is first referred to in the stage ...
Some major errors of transcription in recent editions of Wyatt's poetry
(The University Press of Kentucky, 1988-04)
It is almost an understatement to say that the question as to how Wyatt should be edited is controversial. The most conservative editors are inclined to produce old-spelling transcripts of what they see as the most ...