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LCC1- Renaissance

Renaissance Period

Historical Background 1500-early 1600's (Early Modern)
Main Topics/Themes Queen Elizabeth/ personal growth towards ideal/ themes from classical period/ pastoral themes/ humanism and science
Genres (Poetry) Ballad- Blissfulness of country life / Sonnet- love (also called sonnet cycles)
Genres (Drama) Written in Blank Verse/ England's mythological past/ romantic comedy/ revenge tragedy
Genres (Travel Writing) emphasized supremacy of English language and religion/ detailed trade routes show prowess of explorers
Thomas Kyd The Spanish Tragedy
Sir Philip Sidney Arcadia/ Astrophil and Stella/ The Defense of Poesy
Sir Walter Ralegh "The Nymph's Reply to the Shepard"
William Shakespeare The Merchant of Venice/ Othello/ Midsummer's Night dream/ Marriage of True Minds
Christopher Marlowe Jew of Malta/ Hero and Leander/ History of Dr. Faustus/ Passionate Shepard to his Love
Elizabeth I Doubt of Future Foes/ Monsieur's Departure
Edmund Spenser The Faerie Queen/ Amoretti and Epithalamion/ Shepard's calendar
Sir Thomas More Uthopia/ History of King Richard III
Mary Sidney Herbert Tragedies of Antonie/ dialog between 2 shepherds/ thenot and piers
Lady Mary Wroth The Countess of Montgomery's Urania
John Lyly Euphues: The Anatomy of Wit
Thomas Nashe The Unfortunate Traveler/ Summer's Last Will and Testament
Samuel Daniel Delia
Michael Drayton Idea
John Heywood Of Books and Cheese
Ben Jonson To Celia
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