The Shepheard's Nation: Jacobean Spenserians and Early Stuart Political Culture, 1612-1625

The Shepheard's Nation: Jacobean Spenserians and Early Stuart Political Culture, 1612-1625

by Michelle O'Callaghan
ISBN-10:
019818638X
ISBN-13:
9780198186380
Pub. Date:
03/28/2000
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA

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Overview

The Shepheard's Nation: Jacobean Spenserians and Early Stuart Political Culture, 1612-1625

This is a study of a group of Jacobean Spenserian poets, William Browne, George Wither, and Christopher Brooke, and of the ways in which these writers represented themselves as a distinctive oppositional community in the years 1612 to 1625.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780198186380
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 03/28/2000
Series: Oxford English Monographs Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 300
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
The 'shepheard's nation': William Browne, The Shepheard's Pipe (1614) and George Wither, The Shepherd's Hunting (1615)
Tyranny, Parliament, and the 'Country': Christopher Brooke's The Ghost of Richard the Third (1614)
'Thus deare Britannia will I sing of thee': William Browne, Britannia's Pastorals
George Wither, Citizen Prophet
The 'Evill Time': Spenserian Community in the 1620s
Conclusion
Appendices
Bibliography
Index

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