Literature And Culture In Early Modern London: LITERATURE CULTURE IN LONDON by Lawrence ManleyLiterature And Culture In Early Modern London: LITERATURE CULTURE IN LONDON by Lawrence Manley

Literature And Culture In Early Modern London: LITERATURE CULTURE IN LONDON

byLawrence Manley

Hardcover | May 26, 1995

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In the two hundred years from 1475 London was transformed from a medieval commune into a metropolis of half a million people, a capital city, and a leading European trading center. Lawrence Manley provides a comprehensive account of the changing image and influence of London through its literature, including lyrics, ballads, jests, plays, pageants, chronicles, and treatises; and he shows how the literature and culture of London contributed to the new structures of capitalism, the process of "behavioral urbanization," and the liberation of the individual through the city's concentrated power.
Title:Literature And Culture In Early Modern London: LITERATURE CULTURE IN LONDONFormat:HardcoverDimensions:620 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 1.5 inPublished:May 26, 1995Publisher:Cambridge University Press

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ISBN - 10:0521461618

ISBN - 13:9780521461610

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Table of Contents

Introduction; Part I. The Invention of London: 1. The city and humanism; 2. London and the languages of Tudor complaint; Part II. Fictions of Settlement: 3. From matron to monster: London and the languages of urban description; 4. The emergence of a Tudor capital: Spenser's epic vision; 5. Scripts for the pageant: the ceremonies of London; Part III. Techniques of Settlement: 6. To be a man in print: pamphlet morals and urban ideology; 7. Essential difference: the projects of satire; 8. The uses of enchantment: Jacobean city comedy and romance; Part IV. The Dissemination of Urban Culture: 9. Metropolis: the creation of an august style; 10. In place of place: London and liberty in the puritan revolution.

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"...overall a scholarly achievement wholly admirable in its scope, detail, clarity, and thoughtfulness." Anne Lancashire, Medieval & Renaissance Drama in England