Writing the Flesh: The Herbert Family Dialogue

Writing the Flesh: The Herbert Family Dialogue

by Jeffrey P. Powers-Beck
ISBN-10:
0820702935
ISBN-13:
9780820702933
Pub. Date:
02/28/1999
Publisher:
Duquesne University Press

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ISBN-13: 9780820702933
Publisher: Duquesne University Press
Publication date: 02/28/1999
Series: Medieval and Renaissance Literary Studies
Pages: 279
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrationsix
Acknowledgmentsxi
List of Abbreviationsxv
1Writing the Flesh: The Herbert Family Dialogue1
2Joining Contrary Realms: The "Generous Ambiguity" of Magdalen Herbert33
3"The Church-porch" and George Herbert's Family Advice59
4"Lovely enchanting language": Sir Henry Herbert and the Language of Courtship97
5Comparing Fruits: Edward Herbert, Sonship, Sacrifice, and Time119
6Tempests in the Blood: Thomas Herbert's "The Storme ... from Plimmouth"165
7Religion on Tiptoe: Sir John Danvers, the Virginia Company, and "The Church Militant"189
Appendix AMagdalen Herbert's Table Guests223
Appendix BHenry Herbert's Devotional Writings228
Appendix CThomas Herbert's "The Storme ... from Plimmouth"233
Notes237
Bibliography
Manuscripts244
Printed Books and Articles246
Index271

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