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Between nations : Shakespeare, Spenser, Marvell, and the question of Britain

Author: David J Baker
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 1997.
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Fusing historiography with literary criticism, Between Nations produces an array of unexpected readings of early modern texts. Starting from the premise that England has never been able to emerge or define itself in isolation from its neighbors on the British Isles, this book places Renaissance England and its literature at a meeting of English, Irish, Scottish, and Welsh histories. It ranges from the late sixteenth  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: William Shakespeare; Edmund Spenser; Andrew Marvell; William Shakespeare; Edmund Spenser; Andrew Marvell; Andrew Marvell; William Shakespeare; Edmund Spenser; William Shakespeare; Andrew Marvell; Edmund Spenser; William Shakespeare; Andrew Marvell
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David J Baker
ISBN: 0804729972 9780804729970
OCLC Number: 36548915
Description: viii, 221 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Imagining Britain: William Shakespeare's Henry V --
Border crossings: Edmund Spenser's A view of the present state of Ireland --
British poetics: Andrew Marvell's "An Horation ode upon Cromwell's return from Ireland" and "The loyal Scott."
Responsibility: David J. Baker.
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