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Panegyric of the monarch and its social context under Elizabeth I and James I

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The thesis examines the relationship between poetry and politics under Elizabeth and James, tracing certain changes in modes of artistic representation through historical analysis of particular masques and entertainments. The introductory chaper discusses the close connection between poetry and ceremonial in the Renaissance: in panegyric the poet's private imagination is subordinated to public images, and his art is one of ceremonial "ornamentation". Subsequent chapters discuss the effects of...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Faculty of English Language and Literature
Publication date:
1978
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Barcode:
602329468
URN:
uuid:514b9c61-be87-4832-a397-cdda040dcd06
Local pid:
td:602329468

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