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The English Renaissance, 1500-1620

Author: Andrew Hadfield
Publisher: Oxford ; Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Publishers, 2001.
Series: Blackwell guides to literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book guides students through the historical contexts, key figures, texts, themes and issues in sixteenth- and early seventeenth-century English literature." "The English Renaissance, 1500-1620 sets out the historical and cultural contexts of Renaissance England, highlighting the background voices and events which influenced literary production, including the Reformation, the British problem, perceptions of
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Hadfield
ISBN: 0631220232 9780631220237 0631220240 9780631220244
OCLC Number: 44076024
Description: xxiii, 310 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Political and religious developments --
Exploration, discovery and colonialism in the Americas --
The British Isles --
Roger Ascham (1515-1568) --
Francis Bacon (1561-1626) --
John Bale (1495-1563) --
Alexander Barclay (1475?-1552) --
Thomas Campion (1567-1620) --
Elizabeth Cary, Viscountess Falkland (1585-1639) --
George Chapman (c.1560-1634) --
Samuel Daniel (1562/3-1619) --
Sir John Davies (1569-1626) --
Thomas Dekker (1569-1626) --
John Donne (1572-1631) --
Michael Drayton (1563-1631) --
John Fletcher (1579-1625) --
John Fliorio (1553-1625) --
George Gascoigne (c.1534-1577) --
Barnaby Googe (1504-1594) --
Robert Greene (c.1558-1592) --
Sir Fulke Greville, First Baron Brooke (1554-1628) --
Joseph Hall (1574-1656) --
Gabriel Harvey (1550?-1631) --
Mary Sidney Herbert, Countess of Pembroke (1561-1621) --
Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey(1517?-1547) --
Ben Jonson (1572-1637) --
Thomas Kyd (1558-1594) --
Aemilia Lanyer (1569-1645) --
John Lyly (1554?-1606) --
Christopher Marlowe (1564-1593). John Marston (1576-1634) --
Thomas Middleton (c.1580-1627) --
Sir Thomas More (1478-1535) --
Thomas Nashe (1567-1601) --
Sir Walter Raleigh (1554-1618) --
William Shakespeare (1564-1616) --
Sir Philip Sidney (1554-1586) --
John Skelton (1460?-1529) --
Edmund Spenser (1552?-1599) --
William Tyndale (1494?-1536) --
John Webster (c.1580-c.1634) --
Isabella Whitney (fl. 1567-1573) --
Sir Thomas Wyatt (1503?-1542) --
An apology for poetry / Sir Philip Sidney --
The art of English poetry / Sir George Puttenham --
The Arcadia ; Astrophil and Stella / Sir Philip Sidney --
Dr. Faustus / Christopher Marlowe --
The Duchess of Malfi / John Webster --
Every man in his humour / Ben Jonson --
The faerie queene / Edmund Spenser --
Gorboduc, or Ferrex and Porrex / Thomas Norton and Thomas Sackville --
Poetry / Ben Jonson --
A mirror for magristrates --
Othello ; Richard II / William Shakespeare --
The shoemaker's holiday / Thomas Dekker. Songs and sonnets and divine poems / John Donne --
Sonnets / William Shakespeare --
The Spanish tragedy / Thomas Kyd --
Tamburlaine the Great, parts I and II / Christopher Marlowe --
The tempest / William Shakespeare --
The tragedy of Miriam, the fair queen of jewry / Elizabeth Cary --
The unfortunate traveller / Thomas Nashe --
Utopia / Sir Thomas More --
Humanism, education, rhetoric and genre theory --
Printing, manuscript circulation and censorship --
Women, gender and queer reading --
Attitudes to other nations and cultures --
The stage.
Series Title: Blackwell guides to literature.
Responsibility: Andrew Hadfield.

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