A Companion to Tudor Literature

A Companion to Tudor Literature

Editor(s): Kent Cartwright

Published Online: 18 JAN 2010

Print ISBN: 9781405154772

Online ISBN: 9781444317213

DOI: 10.1002/9781444317213

About this Book

A Companion to Tudor Literature presents a collection of thirty-one newly commissioned essays focusing on English literature and culture from the reign of Henry VII in 1485 to the death of Elizabeth I in 1603.

  • Presents students with a valuable historical and cultural context to the period
  • Discusses key texts and representative subjects, and explores issues including international influences, religious change, travel and New World discoveries, women's writing, technological innovations, medievalism, print culture, and developments in music and in modes of seeing and reading

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Historical and Cultural Contexts

  2. Part II: Manuscript, Print, and Letters

  3. Part III: Literary Origins, Presences, Absences

  4. Part IV: Authors, Works, and Modes

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