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Author Rich, Barnabe, 1540?-1617.

Title Eight novels employed by English dramatic poets of the reign of Queen Elizabeth [microform] / originally published by Barnaby Riche in the year 1581, and reprinted from a copy of that date in the Bodleian library.

Imprint London : Printed for the Shakespeare Society, 1846.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Basement Library of English Literature Microfiche Cabinets  LEL 11042.    ---  Available
Description xvi, 224 p. ; 22 cm.
Series Publications ; no. 33
Shakespeare Society, London. Publications; no. 33.
Library of English literature ; LEL 11042.
Note Vol. IX no. 1, in the L.C. set, with general t.-p.: Early prose and poetical tracts ... Vol. I, 1853.
With reproduction of original t.-p.: Riche his Farewell to militarie profession: conteining verie pleasaunt discourses fit for a peaceable tyme / Gathered together ... by Barnabe Riche ... Imprinted at London, by Robart Walley, 1581.
Edited by John Payne Collier.
Several of the tales are from Italian sources. The "Conclusion" contains a ninth story, Belthaser, similar to Machiavell's Marriage of Belphegor.
Master microform held by: LrI.
Contents Sappho, duke of Mantona -- Of Apolonius and Silla -- Of Nicander and Lucilla -- Of Fineo and Fiamma -- Of two brethren and their wives -- Of Gonsales and his vertuous wife Agatha -- Of Aramanthus, borne a leper -- Of Phylotus and Emilia -- Conclusion.
Reproduction Microfiche. Chicago, Ill. : Library Resources, 1976. 1 microfiche ; 8 x 13 cm. (Library of English literature ; LEL 11042).
Note s 1976 ilu n
Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Sources.
English fiction -- Early modern, 1500-1700.
Added Author Collier, John Payne, 1789-1883.
Added Title Riche his Farewell to militarie profession.

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