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Robert South, 1634-1716 : an introduction to his life and sermons

Author: Gerard Reedy
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2007, ©1992.
Series: Cambridge studies in eighteenth-century English literature and thought, 12
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Robert South (1634-1716) was one of the great Anglican writers and preachers of his age. Gerard Reedy's book, the first major study of South, makes a strong case for the importance of his sermons  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Robert South; Robert South
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerard Reedy
ISBN: 9780521401647 052140164X 9780521041768 0521041767
OCLC Number: 403351280
Notes: Originally published: 1992.
Description: xiii, 171 pages, 6 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: List of illustrations; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations and note on the text; Introduction; 1. Westminster and Christ Church; 2. South's Sermons in context; 3. South and the political sermon; 4. South and the misuse of language; 5. South on the sacrament; 6. South and mystery; Appendices; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in eighteenth-century English literature and thought, 12
Responsibility: Gerard Reedy.

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"Reedy has done all students of English Renaissance literature and religious history a great service through his careful delineation of South's homiletic achievement. His volume is modest in size, Read more...

 
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