Writing the English Republic : poetry, rhetoric and politics, 1627-1660 (Book, 2000) [WorldCat.org]
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Writing the English Republic : poetry, rhetoric and politics, 1627-1660

Author: David Norbrook
Publisher: Cambridge [etc.] : Cambridge University Press, 2000
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This paperback edition of David Norbrook's highly acclaimed book is a magisterial history of republican political culture that sets texts by Marvell and Milton in richly detailed context. '[A]  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: John Milton; John Milton; John Milton
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Norbrook
ISBN: 0521632757 9780521632751 0521785693 9780521785693
OCLC Number: 1039056866
Description: XIII, 509 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction; 1. Lucan and the poetry of civil war; 2. The King's peace and the people's war, 1630-43; 3. Rhetoric, Republicanism and the public sphere: Marten, Waller, and Milton, 1641-44; 4. Uncivil peace: politics and literary culture 1645-49; 5. Poetry and the Commonwealth, 1649-53; 6. Double names: Marvell and the Commonwealth; 7. King Oliver? Protectoral Augustanism and its critics, 1653-58; 8. Republicanizing Cromwell; 9. Culture and anarchy? The revival and eclipse of Republicanism, 1658-60; 10. Paradise Lost and English Republicanism; Appendix.
Responsibility: David Norbrook.

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