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Politics and literature in the reigns of Henry VII and Henry VIII

Author: Alistair Fox
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Blackwell, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Designed as a comprehensive reassessment of early Tudor literature, covering all major authors and genres in the formative period between the accession of Henry VII and the death of Henry VIII, with  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Henry, King of England; Henry, King of England; Henry, King of England; Henry, King of England
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alistair Fox
ISBN: 0631135669 9780631135661
OCLC Number: 18715811
Description: viii, 317 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Part 1 Patronage: Literary Patronage - The System and its Obligations; John Skelton and the Bowge of Courte - Self-Analysis and Discovery; Beatus Ille - The Eclogues of Alexander Barclay; Patronage and Pedigree - The Dream Visions of Stephen Hawes. Part 2 Humanism: Suggestions of Mistrust - Erasmus and The Praise of Folly; Paradoxical Equivocation - The Self-Subversiveness of Thomas More's Utopia; Facts and Fantasies - Thomas More and Tudor Historiography. Part 3 The Cardinal: the Bull-Calf and Popinjay - Origins of the Quarrel between Wolsey and Skelton; From Allegory to Action - Skelton's Speke Parott; Widening the Audience - Collyn Clout, and Why Come Ye Nat to Courte?; The Aftermath - A Garlande of Laurell and Skelton's Later Works. Part 4 Reform and the King: Propaganda and Polemic - The Retreat; from Imaginative Fiction After 1525; Acting in the Play at Hand - The Political Role of Early Tudor Drama; The Unquiet Mind of Sir Thomas Wyatt; Memento Mori - The Biblical Paraphrases of the Earl of Surrey.
Responsibility: Alistair Fox.

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