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A Companion to Tudor Literature


A Companion to Tudor Literature


Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture 1. Aufl.

von: Kent Cartwright

41,99 €

Verlag: Wiley-Blackwell
Format: PDF
Veröffentl.: 21.01.2010
ISBN/EAN: 9781444317220
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 568

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A Companion to Tudor Literature presents a collection of thirty-one newly commissioned essays focusing on English literature and culture from the reign of Henry VII in 1485 to the death of Elizabeth I in 1603. Presents students with a valuable historical and cultural context to the period Discusses key texts and representative subjects, and explores issues including international influences, religious change, travel and New World discoveries, women’s writing, technological innovations, medievalism, print culture, and developments in music and in modes of seeing and reading
List of Illustrations viii Notes on Contributors ix Acknowledgments xv Chronology xviKathleen Bossert Map of England, Scotland, and Ireland in the Sixteenth Century xxxi Introduction 1Kent Cartwright Part I Historical and Cultural Contexts 13 1 The Reformation, Lollardy, and Catholicism 15Peter Marshall 2 Witchcraft in Tudor England and Scotland 31Kathryn A. Edwards 3 The Tudor Experience of Islam 49Matthew Dimmock 4 Protestantism, Profi t, and Politics: Tudor Representations of the New World 63Nancy Bradley Warren 5 International Infl uences and Tudor Music 79Ross W. Duffin 6 Tudor Technology in Transition 95Adam Max Cohen 7 Enclosing the Body: Tudor Conceptions of Skin 111Tanya Pollard Part II Manuscript, Print, and Letters 123 8 Manuscripts in Tudor England 125Steven W. May and Heather Wolfe 9 John Skelton and the State of Letters 140Seth Lerer 10 The Henrician Courtier Writing in Manuscript and Print: Wyatt, Surrey, Bryan, and Others 151David R. Carlson 11 Old Authors, Women Writers, and the New Print Technology 178Helen Smith 12 Printers of Interludes 192Peter Happé Part III Literary Origins, Presences, Absences 211 13 Medievalism in English Renaissance Literature 213Deanne Williams 14 The Tudor Origins of Medieval Drama 228Theresa Coletti and Gail McMurray Gibson 15 French Presences in Tudor England 246A. E. B. Coldiron 16 Italian in Tudor England: Why Couldn’t a Woman Be More Like a Man? 261Pamela J. Benson Part IV Authors, Works, and Modes 277 17 More’s Utopia: Medievalism and Radicalism 279Anne Lake Prescott 18 The Literary Voices of Katherine Parr and Anne Askew 295Joan Pong Linton 19 Reformation Satire, Scatology, and Iconoclastic Aesthetics in Gammer Gurton’s Needle 309Robert Hornback 20 Bad Fun and Tudor Laughter 324Pamela Allen Brown 21 Perspective and Realism in the Renaissance 339Alastair Fowler 22 Seeing through Words in Theories of Poetry: Sidney, Puttenham, Lodge 350Gavin Alexander 23 Tudor Versification and the Rise of Iambic Pentameter 364Jeff Dolven 24 John Lyly’s Galatea: Politics and Literary Allusion 381Mike Pincombe 25 Sidney’s Arcadia, Romance, and the Responsive Woman Reader 395Clare R. Kinney 26 Nature and Technê in Spenser’s Faerie Queene 412Jessica Wolfe 27 “In Poesie the mirrois of our Age”: The Countess of Pembroke’s “Sydnean” Poetics 428Suzanne Trill 28 “Conceived of young Horatio his son”: The Spanish Tragedy and the Psychotheology of Revenge 444Heather Hirschfeld 29 West of England: The Irish Specter in Tamburlaine 459Kimberly Anne Coles 30 The Real and the Unreal in Tudor Travel Writing 475Mary C. Fuller 31 Jack and the City: The Unfortunate Traveler, Tudor London, and Literary History 489Steve Mentz Index 504
"The individual chapters, however, do provide new (and advanced) members of the field with authoritative, accessible and well-written guides to important topics, authors and works." (The Society for Renaissance Studies, 1 April 2011) "The Companion is both a learned introduction for scholars of English literature, and a fascinating compilation of academic essays well suited to university libraries". (Languages & Literature, November 2010) "The Companion is both a learned introduction for scholars of English literature, and a fascinating compilation of academic essays well suited to university libraries." (Reference Reviews, October 2010)
Kent Cartwright is Professor of English and Chair of the Department of English at the University of Maryland. He is author of Shakespearean Tragedy and Its Double: The Rhythms of Audience Response (1991), which was selected as a Choice “outstanding academic book”; and Theatre and Humanism: English Drama in the Sixteenth Century (1999), winner of the Calvin and Rose Hoffman Prize for its chapter on Christopher Marlowe’s Tamburlaine. He is also a recipient of a National Endowment for the Humanities Long-Term Fellowship at the Folger Shakespeare Library.
This cutting-edge Companionpresents a diverse and provocative collection of scholarship on English literature and its contexts from the accession of Henry VII in 1485 to the end of the reign of Elizabeth I in 1603. Featuring thirty-one newly commissioned essays from both emerging and well-established literary scholars, A Companion to Tudor Literature considers some of the period's most distinctive voices and works. A major focus of the text lies in the literary styles and cultural developments of the first half of the Tudor dynasty - the foundational period that preceded the golden age of Elizabethan England. The Companion explores issues including international influences, religious change, travel and New World discoveries, women’s writing, technological innovations, medievalism, and print culture. Also discussed are developments in music, modes of seeing and reading, and implicit questionings of human nature, along with key texts and other representative subjects. Filled with fresh insight and the latest scholarship, A Companion to Tudor Literature will draw well-deserved attention to this exciting period of literary history.
This cutting-edge Companion presents a diverse and provocative collection of scholarship on English literature and its contexts from the accession of Henry VII in 1485 to the end of the reign of Elizabeth I in 1603. Featuring thirty-one newly commissioned essays from both emerging and well-established literary scholars, A Companion to Tudor Literature considers some of the period's most distinctive voices and works. A major focus of the text lies in the literary styles and cultural developments of the first half of the Tudor dynasty - the foundational period that preceded the golden age of Elizabethan England. The Companion explores issues including international influences, religious change, travel and New World discoveries, women’s writing, technological innovations, medievalism, and print culture. Also discussed are developments in music, modes of seeing and reading, and implicit questionings of human nature, along with key texts and other representative subjects. Filled with fresh insight and the latest scholarship, A Companion to Tudor Literature will draw well-deserved attention to this exciting period of literary history.

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