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English mercuries : soldier poets in the age of Shakespeare

Author: Adam McKeown
Publisher: Nashville : Vanderbilt University Press, ©2009.
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Examines war and literature through the writings of veterans who came home from their deployments to pursue literary careers. This book provides comprehensive studies of some important but  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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McKeown, Adam (Adam N.).
English mercuries.
Nashville : Vanderbilt University Press, c2009
(DLC) 2008045732
(OCoLC)265089486
Named Person: Thomas Churchyard; John Donne; George Gascoigne; John Harington, Sir; Ben Jonson; Thomas Churchyard; John Donne; George Gascoigne; John Harington; Ben Jonson
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Adam McKeown
ISBN: 9780826516640 0826516645
OCLC Number: 593222202
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 201 p.) : ill.
Contents: English mercuries --
Men, money, iron, and bread --
Thomas Churchyard's "Valiant soldiers" and the "Public state" --
A tale of two cities: George Gascoigne's Antwerp and Alarum for London --
John Donne's Emblem of war --
John Harington's Journey home --
Remembering soldiers: Ben Jonson.
Responsibility: Adam N. McKeown.

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"English Mercuries" starts from McKeown's observation of how deeply affected every aspect of Elizabethan life was by war or the fear of war, and how many of the period's canonical authors served as Read more...

 
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