The Literature of the Arminian Controversy: Religion, Politics and the Stage in the Dutch Republic

The Literature of the Arminian Controversy: Religion, Politics and the Stage in the Dutch Republic

by Freya Sierhuis

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780198749738
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 02/03/2016
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Freya Sierhuis was trained at the University of Amsterdam and the University Cambridge and obtained her Ph.D. at the European University Institute in Florence. She held an Exzellenzinitiative Fellowship at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat Munich, and currently works at the University of York. She specializes in literary culture and intellectual history of England and the Dutch Republic in the 16th and 17th centuries. Her current project is a monograph study of the Elizabethan poet and statesman Sir Fulke Greville. Together with Brian Cummings, she is editing the philosophical treaties for the forthcoming Clarendon edition of The Complete Works of Fulke Greville.

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. Church at the Crossroads. The Reformed in the Dutch Republic
2. Poets, Playwrights, and Pamphleteers during the Arminian Controversy
3. Poets on the Offensive: Coster's Academy and the Staging of Iphigenia
4. The Spectre of Civil War. Literary Reactions to the Death of Oldenbarnevelt
5. Victim Tragedy and Vengeance. Vondel's Palamedes
6. The Academy and the Arminian Controversy in the first years of Frederik Henrdrik's Stadtholderate
Conclusion
Bibliography

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