Precious nonsense : the Gettysburg address, Ben Jonson's epitaphs on his children, and Twelfth night / Stephen Booth

Author(s): Booth, Stephen
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Subjects: Twelfth night
Gettysburg address
On my first daughter
On my first son
English literature--Early modern, 1500-1700--History and criticism
Nonsense literature, English--History and criticism
Shakespeare, William, Twelfth night
Lincoln, Abraham, Gettysburg address
Jonson, Ben, On my first daughter
Jonson, Ben, On my first son
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Twelfth night
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865. Gettysburg address
Jonson, Ben, 1573?-1637. On my first daughter
Jonson, Ben, 1573?-1637. On my first son
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, c1998
LC Classification: P, PR
Physical Description: xii, 218 p. ; 22 cm
Table of Contents: Preface
Introduction 1
Pt. 1. The Unobserved and all Observers: The Gettysburg Address 23
1. The Gettysburg Address in 1863 26
2. Perversity 35
3. Plain Nonsense 49
Pt. 2. Failure and Success in Ben Jonson's Epitaphs for his Children 64
1. "On My First Son" 66
2. "On My First Daughter" 100
Pt. 3. Shakespeare's Twelfth Night 121
1. Twelfth Night 1.1: The Audience as Malvolio 121
2. Getting into the Spirit of Twelfth Night: The Audience as Malvolio Again 149
3. The Last Few Minutes of Twelfth Night 184
Index 213
Notes: LCCN: 97027979
ISBN: 0520212886 (cloth)
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 37341339
ISBN/ISSN: 0520212886