Re-evaluating the Literary Coterie, 1580-1830: From Sidney to Blackwood's

Re-evaluating the Literary Coterie, 1580-1830: From Sidney to Blackwood's

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137545527
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 11/24/2016
Edition description: 1st ed. 2016
Pages: 241
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)

About the Author


Will Bowers is Junior Research Fellow in English at the University of Oxford, UK. His research interests include Romantic poetry; the idea of a cosmopolitan London; the trial of Queen Caroline; and English perceptions of Italy and Italians. He has published on these topics in international journals and is an assistant editor on the 'Longman Annotated English Poets' edition of The Poems of Shelley.


Hannah Leah Crummé is Head of Special Collections at Watzek Library, Lewis and Clark College, USA. Her research focuses on the political impact of the Sidney-Herbert-Dudley network. She has published broadly across her field and curated the exhibition ‘By me William Shakespeare’, which recently opened in Somerset House, London, UK.

Table of Contents


Introduction; Will Bowers and Hannah Leah Crummé.- 1. Literary Coteries of Mary Sidney Herbert, Countess of Pembroke
and William Herbert, third Earl of Pembroke; Mary Ellen Lamb.- 2. The Circulation of Verse at the Inns of Court and in
London in Early Stuart England; Arthur Marotti.- 3. Maecenas and Oxford-Witts:Pedagogy and Flattery in Seventeenth-Century Oxford; Christopher Burlinson.- 4. ‘If I had known him, I would have loved him.’ Bloomsbury appropriations of the Scriblerian coterie; Abigail Williams and Peter Huhne.- 5. The Hillarian Circle: Scorpions, sexual politics and heterosocial coteries; Christine Gerrard.- 6. Edmund Spenser and Coterie Culture, 1774–1790; Hazel Wilkinson.- 7. Charles Lamb, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and the forging of the Romantic literary coterie; Felicity James.- 8. The Many Rooms of Holland House; Will Bowers.- 9. Aggressive Intimacy: Mass Markets and the Blackwood’s Magazine Coterie; Robert Morrison.-
Afterword; Helen Hackett.- Bibliography.- Index.-

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