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The literary culture of the Reformation : grammar and grace

Author: Brian Cummings
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : ReprView all editions and formats

Examines the place of literature in the Reformation, considering both how arguments about biblical meaning and literary interpretation influenced theology, and how developments in theology in turn  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Cummings
ISBN: 0199226334 9780198187356 0198187351 9780199226337
OCLC Number: 706036849
Description: XVII, 470 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: Note to the Reader ; Abbreviations ; Prologue: The Reformation and Literary Culture ; I. HUMANISM AND THEOLOGY IN NORTHERN EUROPE 1512-1527 ; The Reformation of the Reader ; New Grammar and New Theology ; Erasmus contra Luther ; II. THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND THE ENGLISH REFORMATIONS 1521-1603 ; Vernacular Theology ; Protestant Culture ; III. LITERATURE AND THE ENGLISH REFORMATIONS 1580-1640 ; Calvinist and Anti-Calvinist ; Recusant Poetry ; God's Grammar ; Epilogue: Revolutionary English ; Primary Sources ; Secondary Sources ; Index
Responsibility: Brian Cummings.


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Review from previous edition I cannot think of a book more keenly aware of the linguistic complexities of early modern texts and of their political implications. * Renaissance Studies * The Read more...

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