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A Concise Companion to English Renaissance Literature / Edition 1

A Concise Companion to English Renaissance Literature / Edition 1

by Donna Hamilton
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405113588

ISBN-13: 9781405113588

Pub. Date: 07/26/2006

Publisher: Wiley

This Concise Companion launches students into the study of English Renaissance literature through the central contexts that informed it.

  • Places the poetry within contexts such as: economics; religion; empire and exploration; education, humanism and rhetoric; censorship and patronage; royal marriage and succession; treason and rebellion;

Overview

This Concise Companion launches students into the study of English Renaissance literature through the central contexts that informed it.

  • Places the poetry within contexts such as: economics; religion; empire and exploration; education, humanism and rhetoric; censorship and patronage; royal marriage and succession; treason and rebellion; “others” in England; private lives; cosmology and the body; and life-writing.
  • Incorporates recent developments in the field, as well as work soon to be published.
  • Entices students to explore the subject further.
  • Provides new syntheses that will be of interest to scholars.
  • All the contributors are highly regarded scholars and teachers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405113588
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/26/2006
Series:
Concise Companions to Literature and Culture Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors vii

Introduction 1
Donna B. Hamilton

1 Economics 11
S. P. Cerasano

2 Religion 32
Donna B. Hamilton

3 Royal Marriage and the Royal Succession 54
Paul E. J. Hammer

4 Patronage, Licensing, and Censorship 75
Richard Dutton

5 Humanism, Rhetoric, Education 94
Peter Mack

6 Manuscripts in Early Modern England 114
Heather Wolfe

7 Travel, Exploration, and Empire 136
Ralph Bauer

8 Private Life and Domesticity 160
Lena Cowen Orlin

9 Treason and Rebellion 180
Andrew Hadfield

10 Shakespeare and the Marginalized ‘‘Others’’ 200
Carole Levin

11 Cosmology and the Body 217
Cynthia Marshall

12 Life-Writing 238
Alan Stewart

Index 257

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