Humor in British Literature, from the Middle Ages to the Restoration: A Reference Guide

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Humor in British Literature, From the Middle Ages to the Restoration
A Reference Guide

DON L. F. NILSEN

GREENWOOD PRESS Westport, Connecticut • London

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Humor in British Literature, from the Middle Ages to the Restoration: A Reference Guide
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Copyright Acknowledgements v
  • Contents ix
  • Preface xi
  • Acknowledgments xiii
  • Introduction xv
  • Introduction Bibliography xxi
  • 1 - Humor in Medieval British Literature 1
  • Aldhelm, Bishop of Shirburn, Bibliography 9
  • 2 - Humor in Fourteenth-Century British Literature 11
  • Henry Heywood Bibliography 27
  • 3 - Humor in Fifteenth-Century British Literature 29
  • Fifteenth-Century England Bibliography 30
  • 4 - Humor in Sixteenth-Century British Literature 35
  • Sixteenth-Century England Bibliography 40
  • Desiderius Erasmus Bibliography 49
  • Bishop Gavin Douglas Bibliography 49
  • Sir Thomas More Bibliography 51
  • Sir David Lindsay Bibliography 51
  • Robert Sempill Bibliography 54
  • Nicholas Udall Bibliography 54
  • George Buchanan Bibliography 54
  • George Gascoigne Bibliography 56
  • Nicholas Breton Bibliography 56
  • George Chapman Bibliography 68
  • John Penry Bibliography 69
  • Thomas Deloney Bibliography 70
  • Michael Drayton Bibliography 70
  • William Shakespeare Bibliography 102
  • John Davies of Hereford Bibliography 115
  • 5 - Humor in Seventeenth-Century British Literature 121
  • Robert Burton Bibliography 159
  • Thomas Coryate Bibliography 159
  • Richard Brome Bibliography 169
  • John Ford Bibliography 169
  • Richard Brathwaite Bibliography 170
  • George Wither Bibliography 170
  • Robert Herrick Bibliography 170
  • George Herbert Bibliography 171
  • James Howell Bibliography 172
  • James Shirley Bibliography 174
  • Sir Thomas Browne Bibliography 174
  • Sir Thomas Browne Bibliography 175
  • Edmund Waller Bibliography 177
  • Thomas Fuller Bibliography 177
  • John Hall Bibliography 190
  • Sir William Temple Bibliography 190
  • John Dryden Bibliography 196
  • John Locke Bibliography 197
  • Thomas Traherne Bibliography 200
  • Earl of Dorset (charles Sackville) Bibliography 200
  • Index 211
  • About the Author 227
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