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Aesthetics of contingency : writing, politics, and culture in England, 1639-89

Author: Matthew C Augustine
Publisher: Manchester (GB) : Manchester university press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A study of how literature responds to conditions of political uncertainty, this book rewrites much of what we thought we knew about civil war and Restoration literature. Rather than sparking a  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew C Augustine
ISBN: 9781526100764 1526100762
OCLC Number: 1091944845
Notes: Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-262) and index.
Description: 1 vol. (IX-269 p.) ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: remapping early modern literature1. 'He saw a greater Sun appear': waiting for the apocalypse in Milton's Poems 16452. 'We goe to heaven against each others wills': revising Religio Medici in the English Revolution3. 'But Iconoclastes drawn in little': making and unmaking a Whig Marvell4. 'It had an odde promiscuous tone': Lord Rochester and Restoration modernity5. 'Transprosing and Transversing': religion, revolution, and the end of history in Dryden's late works6. CodaIndex -- .
Responsibility: Matthew C. Augustine.
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'For a work concerned to muddy critical waters, Aesthetics of Contingency is admirably clear, and its arguments broadly convincing.'Taylor & Francis Online -- .

 
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