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When it was rediscovered it flowered marvelously in Elizabethan drama . And the
dominance of the drama from about 1580 to 1640 is in itself one reason why one
could not expect great prose novels during the Elizabethan and Jacobean ...
In essence Elizabethan drama is probably nearer to opera than to the novel ,
though this does not mean that the ... Probably the most important difference
between us and the Elizabethans , the one that subsumes all the others , is their
tury before the rise of Elizabethan drama . This was Mal - ory ' s Morte d ' Arthur .
Great work of prose though it is , it is by no stretch of imagination a novel . If we
take it as such , we might as well accept The FaŽrie Queene as a novel too .
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THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY
THE FIRST GENERA
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