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Shakespeare's Lyric StageMyth, Music, and Poetry in the Last Plays$
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Seth Lerer

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9780226582405

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: May 2019

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226582689.001.0001

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Myth, Music, and Lyric

Myth, Music, and Lyric

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(p.1) 1 Myth, Music, and Lyric
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Shakespeare's Lyric Stage
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Seth Lerer

Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226582689.003.0001

This chapter outlines the scope and critical approach of the book. It reviews the history of the idea of the lyric in early modern English verse, the impact of Ovid on Shakespeare and his contemporaries (especially through Arthur Golding’s English translation), the resonances of John Dowland’s work and career, and the possibilities of a meaningful order of play arrangement in the First Folio.

Keywords:   lyric, music, ravishment, Ovid, Metamorphoses, Orpheus, Dowland, FIrst Folio, Ben Jonson, sea voyage

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