Newberry Renaissance Conference: English Literature and History in the Seventeenth Century

Saturday, May 5, 1973
Center for Renaissance Studies Programs
Early Modern Studies Program

The Renaissance Conference was held at the Newberry Library for many years prior to the founding of the Center for Renaissance Studies in 1979.

Organized by John Wallace, University of Chicago.

Session 1

Form and Value in the Shakespearean History Play
David Kastan, University of Chicago

Masque, Person, and Authority
Angus Fletcher, SUNY Buffalo

Session 2

Legends No Histories: The Case of Absalom and Achitophel
Phillip Harth, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Dryden, Shadwell, and “a Lat Fall’n Poet”
James Osborn, Yale University

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