Renaissance and Reformations: An Introduction to Early Modern English Literature
Copyright © 2005 Michael Hattaway
Author(s): Michael Hattaway
Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
Print ISBN: 9781405100441
Online ISBN: 9780470776131
About this Book
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.