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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 ...
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 ...
Shakespeare's attitude to gender in Macbeth
(Australasian Universities Language and Literature Association, 1988-11)
With the new interest in 'women's studies' there has been a whole flurry of works devoted to the question whether Shakespeare in any significant way discriminated against - or in favour of - women.
Seneca and Wyatt's second satire
(Didier Erudition, 1985)
In his poetry, Wyatt openly acknowledges Seneca's impact upon him. Seneca, he realized, could teach him how to apply his intelligence to achieving perfect happiness. Interestingly, happiness was incompatible with the ...
Editing a Book for a Series
(Australian National University, Canberra, 1985)
The author uses his own experience as a basis for discussing some of the the more practical aspects of editing.
The Brave New Feminist World of Joan Lindsay’s “Picnic at Hanging Rock”
An analysis of the significance of the fate of the missing women in 'Picnic at Hanging Rock' results in a discussion of feminism as portrayed in the novel. Joan Lindsay shocks us into an awareness of what women are capable ...
"Tra mille abissi e precipizi": The Contribution of Algarotti, Bettinelli and Gozzi to Dante's Critical Fortune in the Eighteenth Century
(Dept. of Italian, University of Melbourne, 1986)
The eighteenth century holds a unique place in the history of Dante Studies, especially with regard to the criticial evalutaion of the 'Divine Comedy'. After the sensitive exegesis undertaken in the fourteenth century and ...
R.A.K. Mason: The Poet as a Pacific Christ
(Centre for Research in the New Literatures in English, Flinders University, 1981)
The vast majority of Mason's poems derive their individual character not only from his use of language, but also, and above all, from his perceiving of himself as a Christ in New Zealand, ignored and victimised by a society ...
The Significance of the 'Tho' signs in Wyatt's Egerton Manuscript
(Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia, 1987)
There are some features about the Egerton Manuscript 2711, containing Thomas Wyatt's verse amongst that of other authors, which scholars have found rather puzzling. In particular, there has been considerable controversy ...