Shakespeare's Myths

This bibliography applies only to the myth studied in this entry. Full references to more general works on early modern mythology cited in the Analysis are to be found in the General Bibliography.

Barkan, Leonard.  “Diana and Actaeon: the Myth as Synthesis”.  English Literary Renaissance 10, 3 (1980): 317-53.

Hall, Anne D. “The Actaeon Myth and Allegorical Reading in Spenser’s ’Two Cantoes of Mutability’”. The Sixteenth-Century Journal, 26.3 (1995): 561-75.

Lafont, Agnès.  “Du Livre d’emblème à la scène: le cas de la figure d’Actéon dans Twelfth Night (1600-1601) et dans Cymbeline (1609)”.  XVII-XVIII, Bulletin de la Société d'Études Anglo-Américaines des XVIIe et XVIIIe siècles, 58 (June 2004): 101-12.

Lafont, Agnès.  “Political Uses of Erotic Power in an Elizabethan Mythological Programme: Dangerous Interactions with Diana in Hardwick Hall”.  Shakespeare’s Erotic Mythology and Ovidian Renaissance Culture, ed. A. Lafont.  Farnham: Ashgate, 2013.

Laroque, François.  “Ovidian V(o)ices in Marlowe and Shakespeare: the Actaeon variations”.  Shakespeare’s Ovid, ed. A.B. Taylor.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000, 165-77.

Lomax, Marion.  Stage Images and Tradition: Shakespeare to Ford.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1987, 111-12.

Mehl, Dieter.  “Emblems in English Renaissance Drama”.  Renaissance Drama, New Series 2 (1969): 39-57.

Murphy, Stephen.  “The Death of Actaeon as Petrarchist Topos”.  Comparative Literary Studies 28 (1991): 137-53.

Simonds, Peggy Munoz.  Myth, Emblem and Music in Shakespeare’s Cymbeline. An Iconographic Reconstruction.  London and Toronto: Associated University Presses, 1992, 103-08.

Steadman, John M.  “Falstaff as Actaeon: a dramatic emblem”.  Shakespeare Quarterly, 14, 3, (summer 1963): 231-244.

Uhlig, Claus.  “‘The Sobbing Deer’, As You Like It, 2.1.21-66 and the Historical Context”.  Renaissance Drama, New Series III, 1970: 79-109.

Vickers, Nancy.  “Diana Described: Scattered Woman and Scattered Rhyme”.  Critical Inquiry 8.2 (Winter 1981): 265-79.

Wood, James O.  “Intimations of Actaeon in Julius Caesar”.  Shakespeare Quarterly, 24, 1, (Winter 1973): 85-88.

How to cite

Agnès Lafont.  “Actaeon.”  2013.  In A Dictionary of Shakespeare's Classical Mythology  (2009-), ed. Yves Peyré.

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