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The University Wits is a phrase used to name a group of late 16th century English playwrights ... and dramatists set the stage for the theatrical Renaissance of Elizabethan England. ... Saintsbury argues that the "rising sap" of dramatic creativity in the 1580s .... Not logged in; Talk · Contributions · Create account · Log in ...


Oct 24, 2009 ... Among the University Wits of the Elizabethan period, Christopher Marlowe and Thomas Kyd stand out as theatrical contributors of great ...


Dec 27, 2010 ... Given below are the names of these University Wits: ... For understanding appropriately the contribution of the University Wits in this respect .... of all the female characters in Elizabethan drama excluding Shakespeare's works.


Apr 6, 2011 ... Before the Elizabethan drama, miracle and morality plays were written in ..... The early Elizabethan drama was dominated by the university wits—a ... Marlowe's greatest contribution to the development of tragedy is his artistic ...


A group of six feisty, well- educated men chose to write for the public stage, taking over ... Click on the names below to read about each of the "university wits" :.


“The University Wits” and their contribution to Drama ... Some of these new plays came from 'The University Wits', an informal, well-educated group of Scholars ...


University wits, the notable group of pioneer English dramatists who wrote during the ... in theatre, early form of English dramatic entertainment, sometimes considered ... London Elizabethan poet and Shakespeare's most important predecessor in English ... contribution to English literature (in English literature: Professional ...


University Wits is a term invented by literary historians to identify a handful of ... The popularity of his play Tamburlaine in the late 1580s was what turned the ...


The University Wits were a group of late 16th century English playwrights who ... dramatists set the stage for the theatrical Renaissance of Elizabethan England.


The university wits were a group of well educated scholars cum-men of letters who wrote in the closing years of the 16th c.