Elizabethan age


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Noun1.Elizabethan age - a period in British history during the reign of Elizabeth I in the 16th century; an age marked by literary achievement and domestic prosperity
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The furniture of the hall consisted of some ponderous chairs, the backs of which were elaborately carved with wreaths of oaken flowers; and likewise a table in the same taste, the whole being of the Elizabethan age, or perhaps earlier, and heirlooms, transferred hither from the Governor's paternal home.
The coronation of a young Queen at Westminster Abbey in 1953 saw Britain enter a new Elizabethan age - one which continues to this day.
The coronation of a young Queen at Westminster Abbey in 1953 saw Britain enter a new Elizabethan age. The streets of the North were decked out in celebration.
Tyrant ranges across an ample array of Shakespeare's dramatic works as Greenblatt explores Shakespeare's fascination with the "deeply unsettling question: how is it possible for a whole country to fall into the hands of a tyrant?" Describing Shakespeare as a "supreme master of displacement and strategic indirection," he explains how, by never placing his politically charged stories in a contemporary setting, the playwright was able to deftly illuminate the political struggles of the Elizabethan Age without risking his safety.
If Brexit does usher in a retro Elizabethan age of buccaneering confidence, it risks leaving the former coalfield communities even further behind as British markets are opened wide to permit free trade agreements with new markets in China, India, Brazil and the USA...
Here articles explore English during the early modern period, commonly known as the Elizabethan Age and represented by Shakespeare and his contemporaries.
The official ideology of the Elizabethan age replied to this constant state of threat and uncertainty by endorsing a new political theory about tyranny and kingship based on the concept of obedience.
"In the golden years of the second Elizabethan age, a new era of British maritime power is beginning.
The dramatized version was based on 'The Seven Deadly Sins' of the Elizabethan Age, which are still prevailing in the 21st century.
Mullaney's The Reformation of Emotions in the Age of Shakespeare is essential and accessible reading for scholars and students of literary, historical, and religious aspects of the Elizabethan age and provides a convincing, theoretically incisive, and brilliant account of the social nature of theater performance.
The Elizabethan age witnessed the peaceful settlement of conflict between the puritanical reformists, seeking to reform the Church of England, and the Catholics who placed the Pope on a high pedestal.

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