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Author Salkeld, Duncan, 1961-

Title Shakespeare among the courtesans : prostitution, literature, and drama, 1500-1650 / Duncan Salkeld.

Imprint Farnham, Surrey ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2012.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  PR3069.I8 S25 2012    Available  ---
Description xiv, 206 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Anglo-Italian renaissance studies series
Anglo-Italian Renaissance studies series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [179]-192) and index.
Contents Introduction: Classical and early modern counterparts -- "Foul disease" on the English stage -- Travellers and the sex trade in early modern London -- In between renaissance sheets: making contact -- Courtesan culture in Kyd, Marlowe And Heywood -- Shakespeares, the Clerkenwell madam and Rose flower -- Vanishing tricks: Dekker, Marston and Middleton.
Provenance Gift of Paul and Mary Haas.
Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Knowledge -- Italy.
Courtesans in literature.
Comparative literature -- English and Italian.
Comparative literature -- Italian and English.
English drama -- Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
Prostitutes in literature.
ISBN 9780754663874 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0754663876 (hardcover : alk. paper)