The Cambridge Companion to Writing of the English Revolution by N. H. KeebleThe Cambridge Companion to Writing of the English Revolution by N. H. Keeble

The Cambridge Companion to Writing of the English Revolution

EditorN. H. Keeble

Paperback | September 17, 2001

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This collection of fifteen essays by leading scholars examines the extraordinary diversity and richness of the writing produced in response to, and as part of, the upheaval in the religious, political and cultural life of the nation that constituted the English Revolution. Essays explore the course of events, intellectual trends and the publishing industry, the work of canonical figures such as Milton, Marvell, Bunyan and Clarendon, women's writing and fictional and non fictional prose. A full chronology, detailed guides to further reading and glossary of historical terms are included.
Title:The Cambridge Companion to Writing of the English RevolutionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:318 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.79 inPublished:September 17, 2001Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521645220

ISBN - 13:9780521645225


Table of Contents

List of illustrations; List of contributors; Chronologies; List of abbreviations; Introduction; Part I. Contexts: 1. The causes and course of the British Civil Wars John Morrill; 2. Ideas in conflict: political and religious thought during the English Revolution Martin Dzelzainis; 3. Texts in conflict: the press and the Civil War Sharon Achinstein; Part II. Radical Voices: 4. Radical pamphleteering Thomas N. Corns; 5. Milton's prose David Loewenstein; 6. Andrew Marvell and the Revolution Annabel Patterson; 7. Women's poetry Susan Wiseman; 8. Women's histories Helen Wilcox and Sheila Ottway; 9. Prophecy, enthusiasm and female pamphleteers Elaine Hobby; 10. Royalist lyric Alan Rudrum; 11. Prayer-book devotion: the literature of the proscribed Church of England Isabel Rivers; 12. Royalist epic and romance Paul Salzman; 13. The English revolution and historiography David Norbrook; 14. Paradise Lost from Civil War to Restoration Nigel Smith; 15. Bunyan and the holy war Richard L. Greaves; Historical glossary.

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