Legal reform in English Renaissance literature. (Book, 2018) [WorldCat.org]
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Legal reform in English Renaissance literature.

Author: Virginia Lee Strain
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press 2018.
Series: Edinburgh critical studies in Renaissance culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
This book investigates rhetorical and representational practices that were used to monitor English law at the turn of the seventeenth century. The late-Elizabethan and early-Jacobean surge in the policies and enforcement of the reformation of manners has been well-documented. What has gone unnoticed, however, is the degree to which the law itself was the focus of reform for legislators, the judiciary, preachers, and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Virginia Lee Strain
ISBN: 9781474416290 1474416292
OCLC Number: 1043440781
Description: 240 pages.
Series Title: Edinburgh critical studies in Renaissance culture.
Responsibility: Virginia Lee Strain.

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This book investigates rhetorical and representational practices that were used to monitor English law at the turn of the seventeenth century.  Read more...

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