Nicholas Breton

Standard Name: Breton, Nicholas


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Intertextuality and Influence Elizabeth Isham
EI situates her own writing among the devotional discourse current at the time. Among opening quotations from the Bible and prayer book, she copied a poem which G. Ellis copied in 1605, with only...
Literary responses Mary Sidney Herbert, Countess of Pembroke
This play provoked Samuel Daniel to respond with The Tragedy of Cleopatra (published in another work in 1594), and influenced Shakespeare 's Antony and Cleopatra.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Hannay, Margaret P. Philip’s Phoenix: Mary Sidney, Countess of Pembroke. Oxford University Press, http://U of A HSS.
Though apparently never acted, Antonius was much admired...
Occupation Mary Sidney Herbert, Countess of Pembroke
The Countess of Pembroke's patronage was marked by eulogies and dedications (more than thirty) from many writers, including Ben Jonson , Nicholas Breton , and Samuel Daniel . Daniel later told her elder son that...
Textual Production Isabella Whitney
The British Library holds the world's only surviving copy, C. 39 b. 45; again, one cannot tell for certain whether it is a first edition or a re-issue. Richard Jones seems to have marketeed Nicholas Breton


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