Local Negotiations Of English Nationhood, 1570-1680 by John M. AdrianLocal Negotiations Of English Nationhood, 1570-1680 by John M. Adrian

Local Negotiations Of English Nationhood, 1570-1680

byJohn M. Adrian

Hardcover | April 28, 2011

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Even in an age of emerging nationhood, English men and women still thought very much in terms of their parishes, towns, and counties. This book examines the vitality of early modern local consciousness and its deployment by writers to mediate the larger political, religious, and cultural changes of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
JOHN M. ADRIAN Assistant Professor of English at the University of Virginia's College at Wise, USA, where he teaches courses on Renaissance Literature and directs the College's Honors Programme. He has published articles on sixteenth and seventeenth century literature and culture in journals such asEnglish Literary Renaissance,The Seve...
Title:Local Negotiations Of English Nationhood, 1570-1680Format:HardcoverDimensions:238 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.89 inPublished:April 28, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230277713

ISBN - 13:9780230277717


Table of Contents

List of Illustrations Acknowledgements Introduction Local Consciousness in Renaissance England William Lambarde and Tudor Centralization Michael Drayton and Jacobean Court Culture George Herbert and Caroline Religious Uniformity Izaak Walton, Lucy Hutchinson, and the Experience of Civil War The Country House Poem and the Localization of Empire Conclusion Notes Index