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Nation and nurture in seventeenth-century English literature

Author: Rachel Trubowitz
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Nation and Nurture in Seventeenth-Century English Literature connects changing seventeenth-century English views of maternal nurture to the rise of the modern nation, especially between 1603 and 1675. Maternal nurture gains new prominence in the early modern cultural imagination at the precise moment when England undergoes a major paradigm shift -- from the traditional, dynastic body politic, organized by organic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rachel Trubowitz
ISBN: 9780199604739 0199604738
OCLC Number: 769989384
Description: viii, 251 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Nursing Mothers and National Identity --
Nature, Nurture and the Changing "Character" of Englishness: A Pitiless Mother, Hic Mulier, and Macbeth --
Nursing Fathers and National Identity: James I, Charles I, Cromwell and Milton --
Old Fathers and New Mothers: Supersession and the "unity of spirit" in Paradise Lost --
"I was his nursling once": Internationalism and "nurture holy" in Samson Agonistes.
Responsibility: Rachel Trubowitz.

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This book connects changing seventeenth-century English views of maternal nurture to the rise of the modern nation. It argues that competing early modern figurations of the nurturing mother mediate  Read more...

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