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Shakespeare and Donne: Generic Hybrids and the Cultural Imaginary

Judith H. Anderson and Jennifer C. Vaught


Shakespeare and Donne are themselves hybrids who crossed generic and social boundaries and also shared a contemporary urban space and roots in the old religion. Centering on cross-fertilization between these authors’ writings, the chapters in this volume examine relationships that are broadly cultural, theoretical, and imaginative. They emphasize the intersection of physical or material dimensions of experience with nonphysical and transcendent ones, whether these are moral, intellectual, or religious. They also juxtapose lyric and sermons interactively with narrative and plays. Performance an ... More

Keywords: Donne, Shakespeare, Intertextuality, Performance, Imagination, Puns, Sexuality/Gender, Skepticism, Historicism, Privacy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780823251254
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: September 2013 DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823251254.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Judith H. Anderson, editor
Indiana University, Bloomington

Jennifer C. Vaught, editor
University of Louisiana at Lafayette

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