Renaissance and Reformations: An Introduction to Early Modern English Literature

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John Wiley & Sons, 15 apr 2008 - 264 pagine
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This volume offers a description of early modern habits of writing and reading, of publication and stage performance, and of political and religious writing.
  • An introduction to early modern English literature for students and general readers.
  • Considers the ways in which early modern writers construct the past, recover and adapt classical genres, write about people and places, and tackle religious and secular controversies.
  • Illustrated with a profusion of excerpts from early modern texts.
  • Writers represented include More, Erasmus, Spenser, Marlowe, Shakespeare, Donne, and Milton, as well as less well known authors.
 

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Introduction New Worlds of Words
1
1 Speaking and Writing
7
2 Reading Publication Performance
38
3 Forms Ancient and Modern
67
4 Defining the Past
103
5 Designing the Present
125
6 Fictive Persons and Places
152
7 Godliness
181
Notes
215
Bibliography
231
Index
239
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Informazioni sull'autore (2008)

Michael Hattaway is Professor of English Literature at the University of Sheffield. He is the author of Elizabethan Popular Theatre (1982) and Hamlet: The Critics Debate (1987), the editor of As You Like It and Henry VI Parts I–III for the New Cambridge Shakespeare, and also of A Companion to English Renaissance Literature and Culture (2000), The Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare’s History Plays (2002), and plays by Jonson and Beaumont.

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