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British Literature 2

The 16th Century

The closet plays of ??? were especially appealing to the Elizabethans because they combined ??? form with moral value while delighting with ??? Seneca, Classical, horror
??? used Erasmus's Greek New Testament to translate the Bible into English. William Tyndale
A tragedy ends in ??? which reestablishes order destruction
Sir Thomas More Utopia
More's masterpiece offers ??? as a means to perfect the human condition. reason
Roger Ascham The Schoolmaster
While studying at??? University, John Foxe read the Scriptures in ??? and became convinced that they were the final authority in regard to ??? and life Oxford, Greek, Faith
John Foxe Acts and Monuments or Foxe's Book of Martyrs
Sir Thomas Wyatt the Elder My Galley,
Sir Philip Sidney Arcadia, Astrophil and Stella, The Defense of Poesy
Edmund Spenser The Shepherd's Calendar, The Faerie Queene
Mary (Sidney) Herbert translated Psalms
Sir Walter Raleigh The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd, History of the World
William Shakespeare Venus and Adonis, The Taming of the Shrew, Hamlet, King Lear, Macbeth, Anthony and Cleopatra, Othello, Midsummer's Night Dream, Merchant of Venice, Romeo and Juliet, Sonnets
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