A Concise Companion to English Renaissance Literature

A Concise Companion to English Renaissance Literature

Editor(s): Donna B. Hamilton

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

Print ISBN: 9781405113571

Online ISBN: 9780470696149

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696149

About this Book

This Concise Companion launches students into the study of English Renaissance literature through the central contexts that informed it.

  • Places the poetry within contexts such as: economics; religion; empire and exploration; education, humanism and rhetoric; censorship and patronage; royal marriage and succession; treason and rebellion; "others" in England; private lives; cosmology and the body; and life-writing.
  • Incorporates recent developments in the field, as well as work soon to be published.
  • Entices students to explore the subject further.
  • Provides new syntheses that will be of interest to scholars.
  • All the contributors are highly regarded scholars and teachers.

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