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Treason by words : literature, law, and rebellion in Shakespeare's England / Rebecca Lemon.

Author/Creator:
Lemon, Rebecca, 1968-
Publication:
Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 2006.
Format/Description:
Book
ix, 234 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
English drama -- Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 -- History and criticism.
English drama -- 17th century -- History and criticism.
Treason in literature.
Literature and state -- Great Britain -- History -- 16th century.
Literature and state -- Great Britain -- History -- 17th century.
Great Britain -- History -- Elizabeth, 1558-1603.
Gunpowder Plot, 1605.
Contents:
Sovereignty, treason law, and the political imagination in early modern England
The treason of Hayward's Henry IV
Shakespeare's anatomy of resistance in Richard II
Scaffolds of treason in Shakespeare's Macbeth
Donne's Pseudo-martyr and post-Gunpowder Plot law
Treason and emergency power in Jonson's Catiline.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 203-222) and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Horace Howard Furness Memorial Fund.
Contributor:
Horace Howard Furness Memorial Fund.
Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0801444284 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
62290510
Publisher Number:
9780801444289
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