The Cambridge History of Early Modern English Literature by David LoewensteinThe Cambridge History of Early Modern English Literature by David Loewenstein

The Cambridge History of Early Modern English Literature

EditorDavid Loewenstein, Janel Mueller

Paperback | June 19, 2006

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This is a comprehensive history of English literature written in Britain between the Reformation and the Restoration. While it focuses on England, literary effort in Scotland and Ireland is also covered, with occasional references to Wales and Ireland. This literary history by an international team of scholars is essential reading for students and scholars of sixteenth- and seventeenth-century English literature, culture, and history.
Title:The Cambridge History of Early Modern English LiteratureFormat:PaperbackDimensions:1052 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 2.05 inPublished:June 19, 2006Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521684994

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Table of Contents

Introduction David Loewenstein and Janel Mueller; Part I. Modes and Means of Literary Production, Circulation, and Reception: 1. Literacy, society, and education Kenneth Charlton and Margaret Spufford; 2. Manuscript transmission and circulation Harold Love and Arthur F. Marotti; 3. Print, literary culture, and the book trade David Scott Kastan; 4. Literary patronage Graham Parry; 5. Languages of early modern literature in Britain Paula Blank; 6. Habits of reading and the creation of early modern literary culture Steven N. Zwicker; Part II. The Tudor Era from the Reformation to Elizabeth I: 7. Literature and national identity David Loades; 8. Literature and the court William A. Sessions; 9. Literature and the church Janel Mueller; Part III. The Era of Elizabeth and James VI: 10. Eliza's England, whose Scotland, whose Ireland? Claire McEachern; 11. Literature and the court Catherine Bates; 12. Indoctrination, edification, and polemic: literature and the church Patrick Collinson; 13. Literature and the metropolis Lawrence Manley; 14. Literature and the theater David Bevington; Part IV. The Earlier Stuart Era: 15. An emergent Britain?: literature and national identity Johann P. Sommerville; 16. Literature and the court Leah S. Marcus; 17. Literature and the church Debora Shuger; 18. Civic continuities and revolutionary beginnings: literature and London Thomas N. Corns; 19. The emergence of a metropolitan drama: literature and the theater to 1660 Martin Butler; 20. Literature and the household Barbara K. Lewalski; Part V. The Civil War and Commonwealth Era: 21. Literature and national identity in England Derek Hirst; 22. Literature and religion David Loewenstein and John Morrill; 23. Civil war and the new literary scene: literature and London Nigel Smith; 24. Literature and the household Helen Wilcox; 25. Alternative sites for literature: rural, convivial, and intellectual domains Joshua Scodel; 26. From revolution to restoration in English literary culture James Grantham Turner; Chronological outline of historical events and texts in Britain, 1528-1674, with list of selected manuscripts; Select bibliography (primary and secondary sources); Index.

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"Cambridge History of Early Modern English Literature will likely exert substantial influence on the study of the period."
-MLA: Literary Research Guide