Courtly Letters in the Age of Henry VIII: Literary Culture and the Arts of Deceit

Courtly Letters in the Age of Henry VIII: Literary Culture and the Arts of Deceit

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521035279
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/25/2006
Series: Cambridge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture Series , #18
Edition description: Revised ed.
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; Acknowledgements; Note on editions and abbreviations; 1. Pretexts: Chaucer's Pandarus and the origins of courtly discourse; 2. The King's Pandars: performing courtiership in the 1510s; 3. The King's hand: body politics in the letters of Henry VIII; 4. Private quotations, public memories: Troilus and Criseyde and the politics of the manuscript anthology; 5. Wyatt, Chaucer, Tottel: the verse epistle and the subjects of the courtly lyric; Notes; Index.

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