Shakespeare Floriography

Dodoens, Rembert, and Henry Lyte. A Nevv Herbal, or Historie of Plants: Wherein Is Contained the Whole Discourse and Perfect Description of All Sorts of Herbes and Plants: Their Diuers and Sundry Kinds, Their Names, Natures, Operations, and Vertues: and That Not Onely of Those Which Are Here Growing in This Our Country of Engalnd [sic], but of All Others Also of Forraine Realmes Commonly Vsed in Physicke. First Set Forth in the Dutch or Almaigne Tongue, by That Learned D. Rembert Dodoens, Physition to the Emperor: and Now First Translated Out of French into English, by Henry Lyte Esquire. Imprinted at London: By Edward Griffin, 1619. Web. 22 April 2016.

Harrison, Thomas P. “Flower Lore In Spenser And Shakespeare Two Notes.” Modern Language Quarterly 7.2 (1946): 175.Academic Search Complete. Web. 9 Apr. 2016.

Hedrick, Donald. “Flower Power: Shakespearean Deep Bawdy and the Botanical Perverse”. The Administration of Aesthetics: Censorship, Political Criticism, and the Public Sphere. Ed. Richard Burt. NED – New edition. Vol. 7. University of Minnesota Press, 1994. 83–105. Web. 20 April 2016.

Kerr, Jessica, and Anne O. T. Dowden. Shakespeare’s Flowers. Boulder, Colo: Johnson Books, 1997. Print.

Newman, Lucile F. “Ophelia’s Herbal.” Economic Botany. 33.2 (1980): 227-32. Print.

Newton, Jennifer, and Francie Owens. “Gather The Enchanted Herbs.” Herbarist 72 (2006): 4-8. Academic Search Complete. Web. 11 Apr. 2016.

Ovid, , and Charles Martin. Metamorphoses. New York: W.W. Norton & Co, 2004. Print.

Reynolds, Lou Agnes, and Paul Sawyer. “Folk Medicine and the Four Fairies of A Midsummer-night’s Dream”. Shakespeare Quarterly 10.4 (1959): 513–521. Web. 20 April 2016.


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