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" But besides these gross absurdities, how all their plays be neither right tragedies nor right comedies, mingling kings and clowns, not because the matter so carrieth it, but thrust in the clown by head and shoulders to play a part in majestical matters,... "
The History of English Dramatic Poetry to the Time of Shakespeare: And ... - Página 421
por John Payne Collier - 1831
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Patronage, Politics, and Literary Traditions in England, 1558-1658

Cedric Clive Brown - 1993 - 309 páginas
...his rejection of these gross absurdities, how all their plays [ie, the English plays Sidney knew of] be neither right tragedies nor right comedies, mingling...not because the matter so carrieth it but thrust in clowns by head and shoulders to play a part in majestical matters with neither decency nor decorum....
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Squitter-wits and Muse-haters: Sidney, Spenser, Milton, and Renaissance ...

Peter C. Herman - 1996 - 284 páginas
...genres a serious problem, later on he gives a different estimation: But besides these gross absurdities, how all their plays be neither right tragedies, nor right comedies, mingling kings and clowns but because the matter so carrieth it, but thrust in clowns by head and shoulders, to play a part in...
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Shakespeare After Theory

David Scott Kastan, George M Bodman Professor of English David Scott Kastan - 1999 - 264 páginas
...(sig. D4r). Florio, of course, is echoing Sidney, who had grumbled that the native drama contained neither right tragedies, nor right comedies, mingling...the clown by head and shoulders to play a part in majestical matters with neither decency nor discretion, so as neither the admiration and commiseration,...
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Shakespeare's Dramatic Genres

Lawrence Danson, Lawrence (Professor of English Danson, Professor of English Princeton University) - 2000 - 160 páginas
...exclusive decorums of style, subject, and character, they would, as Sir Philip Sidney complained, mingle 'kings and clowns, not because the matter so carrieth it, but thrust in clowns by head and shoulders, to play a part in majestical matters, with neither decency nor discretion'.16...
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Shakespeare & the Poets' War

James P. Bednarz - 2001 - 334 páginas
...popular dramatists in the Apology, Sidney had famously complained that "mongrel tragi-comedies" had begun "mingling kings and clowns not because the matter so carrieth it, but thrust in clowns by head and shoulders, to play a part in majestical matters, with neither decency nor discretion."...
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Selected Writings

Sir Philip Sidney - 2002 - 178 páginas
...the dullest wit may conceive it. But besides these gross absurdities, how all their [modern writers'] plays be neither right tragedies nor right comedies,...the clown by head and shoulders to play a part in majestical matters, with neither decency nor discretion, so as neither the admiration and commiseration...
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An Apology For Poetry (Or The Defence Of Poesy): Revised and Expanded Second ...

Philip Sidney, R.W. Maslen - 2002 - 266 páginas
...to be enlarged; the dullest wit may conceive it. But besides these gross absurdities, how all theit plays be neither right tragedies, nor right comedies,...not because the matter so carrieth it, but thrust in clowns by head and shoulders, to play a part in majestical matters, with neither decency nor discretion,...
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The Cambridge Companion to Shakespearean Comedy

Alexander Leggatt, Professor of English Alexander Leggatt - 2002 - 237 páginas
...to criticize contemporary English dramatists for their violations of decorum and mixing of genres: "all their plays be neither right tragedies, nor right...and clowns, not because the matter so carrieth it ... so as neither the admiration and commiseration, nor the right sportfulness, is by their mongrel...
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Forme del tragicomico nel teatro tardo elisabettiano e giacomiano

Vittoria Intonti - 2004 - 282 páginas
...(1583) ne dia, sia pur in negativo, la prima definizione inglese: But beside these gross absurdities, how all their plays be neither right tragedies nor...the matter so carrieth it but thrust in the clown by the head and shoulders to play a part in majestical matters, with neither decency nor discretion; so...
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Aesthetics of Literary Classification

Milind S. Malshe - 2003 - 178 páginas
...cannot be hurtful." On the other, Sidney treats tragi-comedy as one of the defects of English drama: "mingling kings and clowns, not because the matter...the clown by head and shoulders to play a part in majestical matters, with neither decency nor discretion; so as neither the admiration and commiseration,...
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