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A Concise Companion to English Renaissance Literature

Edited by: Donna B. Hamilton
eISBN: 9781405113588
Print publication date: 2006


Subject Literature » Renaissance Literature

Period 1000 - 1999 » 1400-1499, 1500-1599

DOI: 10.1111/b.9781405113588.2006.x

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A Concise Companion to English Renaissance Literature

The contributors, who are all highly regarded scholars and teachers in the field, place the literature of the period within a set of relevant historical, intellectual, and cultural contexts, including: 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. Their contributors incorporate recent developments in the field, as well as work soon to be published.

The volume as a whole makes the period accessible and enticing to students, whilst also providing innovative synthess will be of interest to scholars.

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Hamilton, Donna B. A Concise Companion to English Renaissance Literature. Blackwell Publishing, 2006. Blackwell Reference Online. 20 January 2017 <http://www.blackwellreference.com/public/book.html?id=g9781405113588_9781405113588>



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