Pseudonymous Shakespeare: Rioting Language in the Sidney Circle

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An investigation into modes of early modern English literary 'indirection, ' this study could also be considered a detective work on a pseudonym attached to some late sixteenth-century works. In the course of unmasking 'R.L.', McCarthy scrutinizes devices employed by writers in the Sidney coterie: punning, often across languages; repetitio-insistence on a sound, or hiding two persons 'under one hood'; disingenuous juxtaposition; evocation of original context; differential spelling (intended and significant). Among McCarthy ...

Pseudonymous Shakespeare: Rioting Language in the Sidney Circle 2016, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9781138265004

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Pseudonymous Shakespeare: Rioting Language in the Sidney Circle 2006, Ashgate Publishing, Aldershot, England

ISBN-13: 9780754655084

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