The Cambridge Companion to English Literature, 1650-1740 / Edition 1by Steven N. Zwicker
Brings together essays examining English literary culture in the Restoration and early eighteenth century, from Milton and Marvell to Pope and Montagu.See more details below
Brings together essays examining English literary culture in the Restoration and early eighteenth century, from Milton and Marvell to Pope and Montagu.
Table of Contents
List of illustrations; List of contributors; Preface; Chronologies; Part I. Contexts and Modes: 1. England 1649–1750: differences contained? John Spurr; 2. Satire, lampoon, libel, slander Michael Seidel; 3. Gender, literature, and gendering literature in the Restoration Margaret A. Doody; 4. Theatrical culture I: politics and theatre Jessica Munns; 5. Theatrical culture II: theatre and music James A. Winn; 6. Lyric forms Joshua Scodel; 7. Classical texts: translations and transformations Paul Hammond; Part II. Writers: 8. 'This Islands watchful Centinel': anti-Catholicism and proto-Whiggery in Milton and Marvell Cedric C. Brown; 9. John Dryden Steven N. Zwicker; 10. John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester Ros Ballaster; 11. The authorial ciphers of Aphra Behn Margaret Ferguson; 12. Swift, Defoe, and narrative forms John Mullan; 13. Mary Astell and John Locke Patricia Springborg; 14. Alexander Pope, Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, and the literature of social comment Donna Landry; Index.
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