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Religion, allegory, and literacy in early modern England, 1560-1640 : the control of the word

Author: John S Pendergast
Publisher: Burlington : Ashgate, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focusing the manner in which Protestant and Catholic paradigms of the Word affect how meaning manifests itself in material language, this book develops a history of literacy between the middle of the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John S Pendergast
ISBN: 0754651479 9780754651475
OCLC Number: 1146539692
Description: 187 p. ; 24cm.
Contents: Contents: Introduction: reading salvation; Augustine and early modern Literacy; The Control of the Word: Renaissance Exegesis and the Education of the Reader; The 'real' Word of God; The grammar of embodiment and biblical interpretation; John Donne's metaphoric God; Educating gentlemen: allegory, literacy and Spenser's Faerie Queene; Lily, Latin literacy and 'enfranchisement' in Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost and Two Gentlemen of Verona; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: John Pendergast.

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