Matthew Gwinne's Nero tragaedia nova: Custom and Innovation in Late Elizabethan England / A Nero tragaedia nova de Matthew Gwinne: costume e inovação na Inglaterra elizabetana tardia

Celia Goodburn

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Abstract: This paper considers Matthew Gwinne’s Nero tragaedia nova (1603) and how the playwright treats the themes of custom and innovation to explore contemporary Elizabethan politics. The article reads Gwinne’s work in the context of late Elizabethan interest in Neostoicism, and examines how Gwinne deploys the language of Neostoicism to comment on the Elizabethan succession crisis.
Keywords: Matthew Gwinne; Nero; Elizabethan England; Neostoicism; Montaigne; succession.

Resumo: Este artigo analisa Nero tragaedia nova (1603), de Matthew Gwinne, e considera como o dramaturgo trata os temas do costume e da inovação para explorar a política elizabetana da época. Este artigo lê o épico dramático de Gwinne no contexto do interesse elisabetano tardio pelo neoestoicismo e examina como Gwinne usa a linguagem do estoicismo para fornecer um comentário sobre a crise de sucessão elizabetana.

Palavras-chave: Matthew Gwinne; Nero; Inglaterra elisabetana; neoestoicismo; Montaigne; sucessão.


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Matthew Gwinne; Nero; Elizabethan England; Neostoicism; Montaigne; succession; Inglaterra elisabetana; neoestoicismo; sucessão.

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