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A history of seventeenth-century English literature

Author: Thomas N Corns
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell, 2007.
Series: Blackwell histories of literature.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A History of Seventeenth-century Literature outlines significant developments in the English literary tradition between the years 1603 and 1690. An energetic and provocative history of English literature from 1603-1690. Part of the major Blackwell History of English Literature series. Locates seventeenth-century English literature in its social and cultural contexts. Considers the physical conditions of literary  Read more...
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Corns, Thomas N.
History of seventeenth-century English literature.
Malden, MA : Blackwell, 2007
(DLC) 2006004745
(OCoLC)64098438
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas N Corns
ISBN: 9780470775790 0470775793 9781405172554 140517255X 0631221697 9780631221692
OCLC Number: 264621020
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 463 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The last years of Elizabeth I: Before March 1603 --
From the accession of James I to the defenestration of Prague: March 1603 to May 1618 --
From the defenestration of Prague to the personal rule: May 1618 to March 1629 --
The literature of the personal rule: March 1629 to April 1640 --
From the Short Parliament to the Restoration: April 1640 to May 1660 --
6: The literature of the rule of Charles II: May 1660 to February 1685.
Series Title: Blackwell histories of literature.
Responsibility: Thomas N. Corns.
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A History of Seventeenth-century Literature outlines significant developments in the English literary tradition between the years 1603 and 1690. * An energetic and provocative history of English  Read more...

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