Shakspere and Montaigne by Jacob Feis

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Author Feis, Jacob, 1842-1900
Title Shakspere and Montaigne
An Endeavour to Explain the Tendency of 'Hamlet' from Allusions in Contemporary Works
Contents Introduction -- The beginnings of the English drama. The stage a medium for political and religious controversies. Shakspere's political creed. Florio's translation of Montaigne's essays -- Montaigne -- Hamlet -- The controversy between Ben Johnson and Dekker. Mention of a dispute between Ben Jonson and Shakspere in 'The return from Parnassus'. Characteristic of Ben Jonson. Ben Jonson's hostile attitude towards Shakspere. Dramatic skirmish between Ben Jonson and Shakspere. Ben Jonson's 'Poetaster'. Dekker's 'Satiromastix' -- 'Volpone', by Ben Jonson. 'Eastward hoe', by Chapman, Ben Jonson, and Marston. 'The malcontent', by John Marston.
Language English
LoC Class PR: Language and Literatures: English literature
Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Philosophy
Subject Montaigne, Michel de, 1533-1592 -- Influence
Subject Jonson, Ben, 1573?-1637
Subject Hamlet (Legendary character)
Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Hamlet
Category Text
EBook-No. 8139
Release Date
Most Recently Updated Dec 26, 2020
Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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