Praise and paradox : merchants and craftsmen in Elizabethan popular literature (Book, 1984) [WorldCat.org]
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Praise and paradox : merchants and craftsmen in Elizabethan popular literature

Author: Laura Caroline Stevenson
Publisher: Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1984.
Series: Past and present publications.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Praise and Paradox explores the relationship of language, literary structure, and social ideology in the popular Elizabethan literature that praised merchants, industrialists and craftsmen. This  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Stevenson, Laura Caroline, 1946-
Praise and paradox.
Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1984
(OCoLC)801245393
Named Person: Englisch
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Caroline Stevenson
ISBN: 0521265061 9780521265065 0521522072 9780521522076
OCLC Number: 11291454
Notes: Based on the author's thesis (doctoral)--Yale University, 1974.
Description: xiii, 252 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgements; Prefactory note; Introduction: praise and paradox; Part I. Elizabethan Popular Literature: 1. Elizabethan popular literature and its economic context; 2. The popular Elizabethan authors; 3. The popular Elizabethan audience; Part II. The Business in Armour: 4. Principal citizens and chief yeomen; 5. The merchant as usurer: a stock image in decline; 6. The merchant as knight, courtier and prince; 7. Lessons in diligence and thrift; Part III. The Gentle Craftsman: 8. Clown and rebel: the craftsman as one of 'the fourth sort of people'; 9. The gentle craftsman in Arcadia; Appendices; Index.
Series Title: Past and present publications.
Responsibility: Laura Caroline Stevenson.
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