Chapter 6. The Literature of the Rule of Charles II: May 1660 to February 1685

  1. Thomas N. Corns

Published Online: 21 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470775790.ch6

A History of Seventeenth-Century English Literature

A History of Seventeenth-Century English Literature

How to Cite

Corns, T. N. (2007) The Literature of the Rule of Charles II: May 1660 to February 1685, in A History of Seventeenth-Century English Literature, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470775790.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631221692

Online ISBN: 9780470775790

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Keywords:

  • restoration;
  • politics;
  • republican regime;
  • monarchy;
  • political consensus

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Dissent, Popery and Arbitrary Government

  • Theatre of the Rule of Charles II

  • Rochesterism

  • The Poetry of Dryden and Butler

  • Marvell After 1660

  • Bunyan, Pepys and Sprat

  • Milton, St Nicholas and Hutchinson

  • Katherine Philips and Margaret Cavendish