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A history of seventeenth-century English literature

Author: Thomas N Corns
Publisher: Oxford : Blackwell, 2007.
Series: Blackwell history 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  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas N Corns
ISBN: 140517255X 9781405172554
OCLC Number: 648130264
Description: 1 online resource (463 pages).
Contents: A History of Seventeenth-Century English Literature --
Contents --
List of illustrations --
Preface --
Chapter 1: The Last Years of Elizabeth I: Before March 1603 --
Chapter 2: From the Accession of James I to the Defenestration of Prague: March 1603 to May 1618 --
Chapter 3: From the Defenestration of Prague to the Personal Rule: May 1618 to March 1629 --
Chapter 4: The Literature of the Personal Rule: March 1629 to April 1640 --
Chapter 5: From the Short Parliament to the Restoration: April 1640 to May 1660 --
Chapter 6: The Literature of the Rule of Charles II: May 1660 to February 1685. Chapter 7: From the Accession of James II: After February 1685 --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Blackwell history of literature.
Responsibility: Thomas N. Corns.

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Tom Corns's book is the first of its kind to attempt to relate literature to the history of its time not merely in broad abstract terms but in specific detail. He discusses individual works in such a Read more...

 
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