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Author Grossman, Marshall.

Title The seventeenth century literature handbook / by Marshall Grossman
Published Chichester, West Sussex : Wiley-Blackwell, [2011]
©2011
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Description 1 online resource (406 pages)
Series Blackwell guides to literature
Blackwell guides to literature.
Contents Machine generated contents note: pt. 1 Texts and Contexts: An Overview -- Reading the Historical Landscape -- Renaissance and/or Reformation: From Elizabeth to James -- New Science Leaves All in Doubt -- Business and Trade -- Breaking the State -- Restoration -- Short Reign of James II and the Glorious Revolution of 1688 -- Production of Culture in the Seventeenth Century -- pt. 2 Topics in Seventeenth-Century Literature -- Aemilia Lanyer and the Gendering of Genre -- Changing Conventions: Hamlet and The Alchemist -- Pamphlet Wars: To Kill a King! -- Everything Happens Twice -- pt. 3 Some Key Texts -- Winter's Tale -- Areopagitica -- Paradise Lost -- Pilgrim's Progress -- pt. 4 Writers of the Seventeenth Century -- Astell, Mary (1666-1731) -- Bacon, Francis (1561-1626) -- Baxter, Richard (1615-1691) -- Beaumont, Francis (1584-1616) -- Behn, Aphra (1640?-1689) -- Boyle, Robert (1627-1691) -- Browne, Sir Thomas (1605-1682) -- Bunyan, John (1628-1688) -- Burton, Robert (1577-1640) -- Carew, Thomas (1594/5-1640) -- Cavendish, Margaret, Duchess of Newcastle (1623-1673) -- Cowley, Abraham (1618-1667) -- Crashaw, Richard (1613-1648) -- Davenant, Sir William (1606-1668) -- Donne, John (1572-1631) -- Dryden, John (1631-1700) -- Filmer, Sir Robert (1588-1653) -- Fletcher, John (1579-1625) -- Fox, George (1624-1691) -- Hartlib, Samuel (1600-1662) -- Herbert, George (1593-1633) -- Herrick, Robert (1591-1674) -- Hobbes, Thomas (1588-1679) -- Hutchinson, Lucy (1620-1681) -- Hyde, Edward, First Earl of Clarendon (1609-1674) -- Jonson, Ben (1572-1637) -- Lanyer, Aemilia (1569-1645) -- Locke, John (1632-1704) -- Lovelace, Richard (1617-1657) -- Marvell, Andrew (1621-1678) -- Middleton, Thomas (1580-1627) -- Milton, John (1608-1674) -- Otway, Thomas (1652-1685) -- Pepys, Samuel (1633-1703) -- Philips, Katherine (1632-1664) -- Shadwell, Thomas (1640-1692) -- Shakespeare, William (1564-1616) -- Suckling, Sir John (1609-1641) -- Traherne, Thomas (1637-1674) -- Vaughan, Henry (1621-1695) -- Webster, John (1578?-1638?) -- Wilmot, John, Earl of Rochester (1647-1680) -- Wroth, Lady Mary (1587-1653?)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject English literature -- 17th century -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
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