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  Huntington / Ambition, Rank, and Poetry in 1590s England
He argues that these writers, while recognizing that their very survival depended on the favor of wealthy patrons, nonetheless invested their poetry with a new social vision that challenged a nobility of blood and proposed a nobility of learning instead.
Ambition, Rank, and Poetry in 1590s England focuses on the early work of George Chapman and on the writings of others who shared his social agenda and his nonprivileged status, including Christopher Marlowe, Ben Jonson, and Edmund Spenser as well as neglected writers such as Matthew Roydon and Aemilia Lanyer.
By means of this precarious enterprise, poetry became a declaration of cultural presence and the poet constructed his or her own social importance apart from, and sometimes in opposition to, the established hierarchies.
www.press.uillinois.edu /s01/huntington.html   (301 words)

In Marcus Gheeraerts' famous 'Ditchley portrait' of 1592, this ageless Elizabeth is endowed with the power to transcend the forces of nature, bestriding the realm like a colossus and holding even the sun and storm at her command.
Elizabeth's contemporaries were also highly conscious of the declining 'quality' of the council in the 1590s -- in other words, the number of noblemen (and especially earls) who served on the council bench.
Just as her advancement of Essex in the early 1590s can be seen partly as a move to create a counterbalance to Burghley, so her promotion of Cecil was intended to dent Essex's political pretensions and remind him of her princely authority.
www.geocities.com /queenswoman/elizahammer.html   (3732 words)

 Fathom :: The Source for Online Learning
This is not to say that circulation of poems in manuscript to a small coterie of friends ceased in the 1590s: manuscript--often in multiple copies--continued to be a major method of publication until the latter part of the seventeenth century and beyond.
Through the 1590s even these very effective forms of government were creaking under the weight of a population which had expanded from about 35,000 in 1500 to about 200,000 in 1600.
London in the 1580s and 1590s generated a giddily accelerated literary history, fueled by competition, by the desire to earn and to win patronage, and by the desire to pass into the magic circle of named, canonical writers.
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Yet he does not distinguish between salient features of the military camp of the very early sixteen hundreds from those of the military camps in the seventeen and eighteen hundreds as examples of rupture or the onset of a new type of series or system of relations in his own historical analysis.
The outcome of inconclusive confrontations at sea and battles fought on continental soil was recovery and increase in maritime strength for the Spanish and in England an intensification of fear of enemy invasion.
In the manuals and manuscripts, the qualities that (royal) leaders should possess are in accordance with a set of conventions different from those of the stage in the 1590s in which a disguised monarch mingles with his subjects.
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 wikien.info: Main_Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Years: 1587 1588 1589 - 1590 - 1591 1592 1593 Decades: 1560s 1570s 1580s - 1590s - 1600s 1610s 1620s Centuries: 15th century - 16th century - 17th century 1590 state leaders Events March 14 - Battle of Ivry - Henry IV of France again defeats the forces of the Catholic League under the Du..
Years: 1591 1592 1593 - 1594 - 1595 1596 1597 Decades: 1560s 1570s 1580s - 1590s - 1600s 1610s 1620s Centuries: 15th century - 16th century - 17th century 1594 state leaders Events February 27 - Henry IV is crowned King of France at Rheims.March 21 - Henry IV enters his capital of Paris f..
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 Sheffield Hallam Working Papers: Teaching Renaissance Texts
I explained that Orlin’s model was not, ultimately, one that I had chosen to follow that semester; in designing the course it seemed disingenuous to choose the 1590s for the richness of its literary output and then craft a syllabus that ignored that literature.
My reason for choosing a single decade was to allow for greater attention to historical and cultural context, to help students to find resonance between the works they were reading, and also between those works and the culture in which they were written.
Thesis: ‘The readers of the 1590s believed that God did not randomly bestow good looks, intelligence, and virtue; they were given to his chosen people and one was not given without the other two.
www.shu.ac.uk /wpw/renaissance/buckman.htm   (3648 words)

 Journal of Non-lethal Combat: An Introduction to Training in Rifle-Bayonet Fighting in the US Military
Mostly a form of industrial safety — accidental discharges pose a serious threat to closely- packed ranks of armed men -- the Dutch taught their methods using rote patterns that were, in Japanese terms, kata, or forms.
Although I have not found anything to show that the Dutch developments were linked to simultaneous Japanese developments, they could have been, as the Dutch were regular visitors to Nagasaki as early as the 1590s, and were providing the Satsuma clan with cavalry and gunnery instructors as late as 1649.
Be that as it may, bayonets started appearing on French and Spanish muskets during the 1580s or 1590s.
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 Shakespeare, Sonnet 124
Sonnets in English, which began to be written earlier in sixteenth century, did not peak until the 1590s, just after Sir Philip Sidney's sonnet sequence (the first sequence in English) became published.
Although written in the 1590s, Shakespeare's sonnet sequence would not be published until almost twenty years after Sidney's cycle first made waves.
During the 1590s, sonnets, like those of Shakespeare, were primarily about secular love.
www.valpo.edu /english/emtexts/sonn124a.html   (950 words)

 The Reign of Elizabeth I - Cambridge University Press
Preface; Abbreviations; Introduction: the 1590s: the second reign of Elizabeth I? The patronage of the Crown in Elizabethan politics: the 1590s in perspective SIMON ADAMS; 2.Regnum Cecilianum?
Ecclesiastical vitriol: religious satire in the 1590s and the invention of puritanism PATRICK COLLINSON; 8.
The complaint of poetry for the death of liberality: the decline of literary patronage in the 1590s ALISTAIR FOX; 12.
www.cambridge.org /catalogue/print.asp?isbn=0521443415&print=y   (445 words)

 1590s Drama and Militarism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
1590s Drama and Militarism is a fascinating interdisciplinary study of various textual interventions into the military realities of the late Elizabethan period.
Its major strength is its insistence on the discursive nature of militarism, and the author convincingly uses literary and non-literary texts-including manuals and contemporary military correspondence-to reconstruct the particular anxieties which surrounded the military exigencies of the 1590s, a particularly fraught and unstable period of the aging queen's reign.
The literature of the 'art of war' has been little studied by literary scholars, despite their richly rhetorical nature.
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 Doctor Faustus Essays - Doctor Faustus Essays: Faustus Examined from the People's Perspective
Like the some of the people of the 1590s, Doctor Faustus searches for the "forbidden knowledge" which leads him to deny God during his quest for greater knowledge and gains nothing from his vain activities throughout his lifetime.
Doctor Faustus and the people of the 1590s hardly obtain any riches or grand treasures for their endless searches for "forbidden knowledge".
The people of the 1590s did not so much as ask for forgiveness to what they had done, but they begin to wonder whether or not what they had found, through their search for the "forbidden knowledge", was really necessary.
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 1590s BC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
1590s BC 1590s BC Centuries: 17th century BC - 16th century BC - 15th century BC
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The article about 1590s BC contains information related to 1590s BC, Events and trends and Significant people.
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 My First Garb
Cesare Vecellio lived and worked in Venice, so it was, and is, a perfect resource for the Venice of the 1590s.
I had Vecellio and nothing else, and I had no idea how the very wide 1590s neckline was achieved, and that none of the patterns available would do.
All I had to go on was "Cut My Cote" and the knowledge that all garment construction began with geometric shapes sewn together, so I determined to start with that as a basis.
realmofvenus.renaissancewoman.net /mygarb/myfirst.htm   (2324 words)

 Anabella Wake's 1590s Florentine
The fact that she managed to do this within the tight confines of the Iron Dress competition simply makes this spectacular costume all the more impressive.
But I do love almost anything 16th century Italian, so, after clarifying the contest rules and finding it was ok to do so, I took the opportunity to research and make an Elizabethan era Florentine high-necked camicia, a doublet-style overdress, and matching peacock feather fan.
Plastic boning was used along front opening edges only, and hooks and eyes were used to close it from waist to chest.
www.margospatterns.com /aw1590.htm   (903 words)

 Encyclopedia: 1590s in architecture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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This paper is concerned with spatial representations of the military camp in different genres of writing as a means of coping with the spectre of powerlessness engendered by the Spanish incursions on English shores during the 1590s.
The paper accommodates certain military treatises and one play into structures of power adapted from Foucault but rendered as spatial signifying practices by de Certeau and Lefebvre.
Taken together with Chapman's Caesar and Pompey the paper aims to show how these varying genres crystallise into a debate around problems of order, containment and defence in response to specific events.
www.ualberta.ca /~englishd/taunton.htm   (255 words)

 Faire brings 1590s flair, festivities to Genoa (printable version)
Faire brings 1590s flair, festivities to Genoa (printable version)
Jousters, sword fighters and belly dancers are among the performers scheduled Saturday and Sunday at the eighth annual Genoa Renaissance Faire.
For the event, the 1590s village of Genovese will be created, with costumed performers, artisans, fire dancers and jugglers.
www.rgj.com /news/printstory.php?id=76080   (182 words)

 A Couched Pouch in the French Style of the 1590s - My Other Garb & Accessories
A Couched Pouch in the French Style of the 1590s - My Other Garb & Accessories
A Couched Pouch in the style of France, 1590s
Please ask permission to copy, disseminate and/or distribute my work - I would like to know when and how you are finding this information of use.)
realmofvenus.renaissancewoman.net /mygarb/pouch.htm   (1149 words)

In Reply to: Re: THOMAS THORNBOROUGH 1590s ENGL, md LANE by Cynthia Elledge Snider
No I don't live near MD. I will wait for you to get it all in the computer.....I am in no rush.
Re: THOMAS THORNBOROUGH 1590s ENGL, md LANE Cynthia Elledge Snider 11/18/00
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 ‘Romeo and Juliet’ to light up Merillat Centre stage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
HUNTINGTON, IN OCTOBER 15, 1996 --- Huntington College will celebrate the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s tragedy, "Romeo and Juliet," with a production on the mainstage of the Merillat Centre for the Arts, November 7-9, at 8 p.m.
The play, written and first produced in the 1590s, tells the story of two star-crossed lovers whose lives get caught up in a tragic conflict between their two feuding families.
The Huntington College production, directed by Joseph Ricke, professor of English, brings the romance, lyricism, violence, and beauty of Shakespeare’s text into a distinctly American setting.
www.huntington.edu /NEWS/oldnews/juliet.html   (383 words)

 Calls For Papers: CFP: English Prose Fiction in the 1590s (1/30
CFP: English Prose Fiction in the 1590s (1/30; MLA)
English Prose Fiction and the Construction of Readership in the 1590s.
This MLA Special Session will be devoted to examining the emergence of
www.english.upenn.edu /CFP/archive/1997-12/0065.html   (208 words)

 Find in a Library: The Elizabethan conquest of Ireland : the 1590s crisis
The Elizabethan conquest of Ireland : the 1590s crisis
Publisher: Manchester, UK ; New York : New York : Manchester University Press ; Distributed exclusively in the USA by St. Martin's Press, 1997.
WorldCat is provided by OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc. on behalf of its member libraries.
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The Elizabethan Conquest of Ireland: The 1590s Crisis John Mcgurk ISBN: 0719049598
The Elizabethan Conquest of Ireland: The 1590s Crisis
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 SysOpt Forums - Core voltage adjustments on Tyan 1590S   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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02-14-2000, 07:41 AM I own a Tyan 1590S with an AMD k6-3 400 2.4v.
I have been attempting to overclock it to 450 mhz, but it is too unstable.
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 AddALL.com - 1590S Drama and Militarism: Portrayals of War in Marlowe, Chapman and Shakespeare's Henry V
AddALL.com - 1590S Drama and Militarism: Portrayals of War in Marlowe, Chapman and Shakespeare's Henry V
1590S Drama and Militarism: Portrayals of War in Marlowe, Chapman and Shakespeare's Henry V
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 Earl of Oxford and the Order of the Garter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
But Southampton did not get the Earl of Essex's vote in 1597 (though he did in '95 and '96); the attachment of Southampton to Essex begins with the Azores voyage later that year.
The theory of an Essex-Southampton social circle going back to the early 1590s is a myth originating in a misdated letter.
G.P.V. Akrigg's Shakespeare and the Earl of Southampton provided the evidence to puncture the myth, but Akrigg failed to realize its significance; the Garter election of 1597 provides more evidence.
www.everreader.com /garter.htm   (3779 words)

 ::Shakeseare wrote R&J mid 1590s & pub.d it 1597!: SHAKESPEARE HISTORY
Will Shakespeare wrote Romeo and Juliet in the mid 1590s and it was published in 1597
SHAKESPEARE HISTORY ::Shakeseare wrote RandJ mid 1590s and pub.d it 1597!: Discussion Deck
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