Internet Shakespeare Editions


Court life and dress

  1. André, le Chapelain. The Art of Courtly Love. Trans. John Jay Parry. New York: F. Ungar Pub. Co, 1959.
  2. Anglo, Sydney, ed. Chivalry in the Renaissance. Woodbridge, England: Boydell Press, 1990.
  3. Archer, John Michael. Sovereignty and Intelligence: Spying and Court Culture in the English Renaissance. Stanford, Calif: Stanford University Press, 1993.
  4. Ashelford, Jane. The Sixteenth Century. London: Batsford, 1983.
  5. Astington, John H.. English Court Theatre 1558-1642. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1999.
  6. Berry, Edward I. Shakespeare and the Hunt: A Cultural and Social Study. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2001.
  7. Billington, Sandra. Mock Kings in Medieval Society and Renaissance Drama. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1991.
  8. Boase, Roger. The Origin and Meaning of Courtly Love: A Critical Study of European Scholarship. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1977.
  9. Boffey, Julia. Manuscripts of English Courtly Love Lyrics in the Later Middle Ages. Cambridge: D.S. Brewer, 1985.
  10. Butler, Martin. "Early Stuart Court Culture: Compliment or Criticism?" The History Journal 32 (1989): 425-35.
  11. Castiglione, Baldessare. The Courtier. Trans. Sir Thomas Hoby. London: Dent, 1928.
  12. Dillon, Janette. Theatre, Court and City, 1595-1610: Drama and Social Space in London. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2000.
  13. Edelman, Charles. Brawl Ridiculous: Swordfighting in Shakespeare's Plays. Manchester, New York: Manchester University Press, 1992.
  14. Ferguson, Arthur B.. The Chivalric Tradition in Renaissance England. London; Toronto: Associated UP, 1986.
  15. Ferrante, Joan M., George D. Economou, and Frederick Goldin, eds. In Pursuit of Perfection: Courtly Love in Medieval Literature. Port Washington, NY: Kennikat Press, 1975.
  16. Fienberg, Nona. Elizabeth, Her Poets, and the Creation of the Courtly Manner: A Study of Sir John Harington, Sir Philip Sydney, and John Lyly. New York: Garland, 1988.
  17. Fumerton, Patricia. Cultural Aesthetics: Renaissance Literature and the Practice of Social Ornament. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1991.
  18. Giles, Edward B. The Art of Cutting and History of English Costume. Lopez Island, Washington: R.L. Shep, 1987.
  19. Guy, J. A., ed.. The Reign of Elizabeth I: Court and Culture in the Last Decade. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995.
  20. Holderness, Graham. Shakespeare, out of Court: Dramatizations of Court Society. London: Macmillan, 1990.
  21. Hurstfield, Joel. Freedom, Corruption and Government in Elizabethan England. London: Jonathan Cape, 1973.
  22. Jaeger, C. Stephen. The Origins of Courtliness: Civilizing Trends and the Formation of Courtly Ideals, 939-1210. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1985.
  23. Javitch, Daniel. Poetry and Courtliness in Renaissance England. Princeton, NJ: Princeton Unversity Press, 1978.
  24. Kahn Blumstein, Andree. Misogyny and Idealization in the Courtly Romance. Bonn: Herbert Grundmann, 1977.
  25. Kelly, Henry Ansgar. Love and Marriage in the Age of Chaucer. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1975.
  26. Laroque, Francois. Shakespeare's Festive World: Elizabethan Seasonal Entertainment and the Professional Stage. Trans. Janet Lloyd. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1991.
  27. Leonard, Frances McNeely. Laughter in the Courts of Love: Comedy in Allegory, from Chaucer to Spenser. Norman, Okla: Pilgrim Books, 1981.
  28. Lerer, Seth. Courtly Letters in the Age of Henry Viii: Literature Culture and the Arts of Deceit. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1997.
  29. Lewis, C. S. The Allegory of Love. Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1936.
  30. Loades, D. M.. The Tudor Court. London: Batsford, 1986.
  31. Meader, William Granville. Courtship in Shakespeare: Its Relation to the Tradition of Courtly Love. New York: King's Crown Press, Columbia University, 1954.
  32. Mingay, George E.. The Gentry: The Rise and Fall of a Ruling Class. London: Longman, 1976.
  33. Morgan, Gwendolyn A., ed.. Medieval Ballads: Chivalry, Romance, and Everyday Life: A Critical Anthology. New York: Peter Lang, 1996.
  34. Mott, Lewis F.. System of Courtly Love. New York: Haskell House, 1965.
  35. Neale, J.E.. Essays in Elizabethan History. London: Jonathan Cape, 1958.
  36. Nelson, John Charles. Renaissance Theory of Love: The Context of Giordano's "Eroici Fuori". New York: Columbia University Press, 1958.
  37. Newman, F. X., ed. The Meaning of Courtly Love. Albany NY: State University of New York Press, 1968.
  38. Nicoll, Allardyce, ed. The Elizabethans. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1957.
  39. O'Donoghue, Bernard. The Courtly Love Tradition. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1982.
  40. O'Gorman, Gerald, ed, ed. Marcus Tillius Ciceroes Thre Bokes of Duties, to Marcus His Sonne, Turned Oute of Latine into English, by Nicolas Grimalde. By Marcus Tillius Cicero. Trans. Nicholas Grimald. Washington: Folger Shakespeare Library, 1990.
  41. Owen, Douglas D. R. Noble Lovers. London: Phaidon, 1975.
  42. Rougemont, Denis. Love in the Western World. Trans. Montgomery Belgion. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1983.
  43. Schmidgall, Gary. Shakespeare and the Courtly Aesthetic. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1981.
  44. Sheavyn, Phoebe Anne. The Literature Profession in the Elizabethan Age. 2nd ed. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1967.
  45. Smith, Nathaniel B., and Joseph T. Snow, eds. The Expansion and Transformations of Courtly Literature. Athens GA: University of Georgia Press, 1980.
  46. Streitberger, W. R. Court Revels, 1485-1559. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1994.
  47. Welsford, Enid. The Fool: His Social and Literature History. London: Faber and Faber, 1935.
  48. Whigham, Frank.. Ambition and Privilege: The Social Tropes of Elizabethan Courtesy Theory. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1984.
  49. Woodhouse, John Robert. Baldesar Castiglione: A Reassessment of the Courtier. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1978.
  50. Young, Alan. Tudor and Jacobean Tournaments. London: George Philip, 1987.