The Renaissance Literature Handbook

The Renaissance Literature Handbook

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780826495006
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 02/10/2010
Series: Literature and Culture Handbooks
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Susan Bruce is Senior Lecturer in English Literature at Keele University, UK.

Table of Contents

General Editors' Introduction

1 Introduction and Timeline Susan Bruce Rebecca Steinberger

Part I The Renaissance Period

2 The Historical Context of English Renaissance Literature William J. Kerwin

3 Literary and Cultural Contexts: Major Figures, Institutions, Topics, Events, Movements Karen Britland Lucy Munro

Part II How to Read Renaissance Texts

4 Case Studies in Reading: Key Primary Literary Texts Hugh Adlington

5 Case Studies in Reading: Key Critical Texts Christopher R. Orchard

6 Key Critical Concepts and Topics Nate Eastman

7 Critical Responses and Approaches to British Renaissance Literature Tita French Baumlin

8 Recent Developments in the Early Modern Literary Canon Joshua B. Fisher

9 Issues of Sexuality, Gender and Ethnicity Marion Wynne-Davies

10 Returning to the Renaissance Tom Healy

Annotated Bibliography

Notes on Contributors

Index

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