The Elizabethan Pamphleteers

The Elizabethan Pamphleteers

by Sandra Clark
     
 

This title offers the first comprehensive study of the sudden appearance and rise to popularity of the moralistic prose pamphlet. Its interest lies not just in the pamphlet's subject matter but also in the literary techniques developed by its authors to appeal to a newly literate and growing audience. Clark shows what knowledge of the pamphleteers' choice and

Overview


This title offers the first comprehensive study of the sudden appearance and rise to popularity of the moralistic prose pamphlet. Its interest lies not just in the pamphlet's subject matter but also in the literary techniques developed by its authors to appeal to a newly literate and growing audience. Clark shows what knowledge of the pamphleteers' choice and presentation of their topical material can contribute to our understanding of Elizabethan thought and society.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780485112160
Publisher:
Continuum International Publishing Group
Publication date:
12/28/2000
Series:
Moralistic Pamphlets Series
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

Meet the Author


Sandra Clark is Emeritus Professor of Renaissance Literature, Birkbeck, University of London, and Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of English Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London, UK.

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