Deixis in the Early Modern English Lyric: Unsettling Spatial Anchors Like “Here,” “This,” “Come”

  • Heather Dubrow

About this book


This book engages with deictics ('pointing' words like here/there, this/that) of space. It focuses on texts by Donne, Shakespeare, Spenser, and Wroth in particular, relating their forms of deixis to cultural and generic developments; but it also suggests parallels with both iconic and neglected texts from a range of later historical periods.


deixis new formalism space subjectivity material text Shakespeare Spenser Wroth Donne lyric genre religion Deixis England Epithalamion William Shakespeare

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  • Heather Dubrow
    • 1
  1. 1.Fordham UniversityUSA

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