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Date: Sat, 22 Nov 1997 05:27:40 -0500
From: Matthew Woodcock <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To: "FICINO: FICINO Discussion - Renaissance and Reformation Studies"
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Subject: CALL FOR PAPERS: Fulke Greville


`Fulke Greville is a good boy': A Symposium on the Life, Times and
Writings of Fulke Greville.

To be held at Shrewsbury School; Shrewsbury, Shropshire; April 3-5 1998.

Fulke Greville (1554-1628) poet, courtier, and friend of Philip Sidney.
Fulke Greville and Philip Sidney were life-long friends who began school
together at Shrewsbury on the same day in 1564.  The title of this
symposium comes from a comment scrawled by Sidney in one of his

Greville has generally been studied principally in the shadow of his
famous friend.  He was however an accomplished writer, statesman,
and thinker in his own right.  The symposium sets out to explore and
discuss the life, times and writings of Fulke Greville, and to appraise
the current state of Fulke Greville scholarship.

Proposed topics for discussion include: the political, religious and
intellectual context of Fulke Greville's writing; editing Fulke Greville;
`Caelica' and Elizabethan sonnet sequences; closet drama; The `Remains';
Fulke Greville's `Life of Sir Philip Sidney'; Fulke Greville's life,
death, and his relationship with Sidney; education and schooling in the
sixteenth century; Fulke Greville on war and monarchy; and the critical
reception of Fulke Greville.

If you are interested in attending or would like to offer a paper, please
contact Matthew Woodcock or Helen Vincent at University College, Oxford,
OX1 4BH.
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The deadline for submission of abstracts is 31 Jan 1998. Further details
regarding registration and accommodation are available from the addresses