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A mirror for magistrates and the politics of the English Reformation

Author: Scott Lucas
Publisher: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©2009.
Series: Massachusetts studies in early modern culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Perhaps no other work of secular poetry was as widely read as the historical verse tragedy collection ""A Mirror for Magistrates"". This work shows that modern critics have misconstrued the purpose  Read more...

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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Scott Lucas
ISBN: 9781558497061 1558497064
OCLC Number: 928935293
Notes: Índice.
Description: x, 275 p. : il. ; 24 cm.
Contents: A memorial of suche princes: creation and contexts --
The consolation of tragedy: "Edmund Duke of Somerset," "Humfrey Duke of Gloucester," and the fall of the "Good Duke" of Somerset --
"Syr Thomas of Wudstocke" and the "unfortunate" death of Edward Seymour, Duke of Somerset --
A memorial of suche Princes and the loss of Imperial England --
Royal power and the abuse of the law in A memorial of suche Princes --
The seconde parte of the Mirrour for magistrates and the future of political literature in Elizabeth's reign --
Conclusion: The Mirror and its legacy --
Appendix: The growth and development of William Baldwin's A mirror for magistrates.
Series Title: Massachusetts studies in early modern culture.
Responsibility: Scott C. Lucas.

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This book makes a distinctive and important contribution to both Tudor literature and Tudor history and will be read by students of both. And it is written in excellent, jargon-free prose. I strongly Read more...

 
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