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Author Clement, Jennifer, 1969-

Title Reading humility in early modern England / Jennifer Clement
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 153 pages)
Contents 1. Breeches parts : humility, pride, and social hierarchy -- 2. Acting (false) humility : Eastward ho! and the problem of hypocrisy -- 3. Kissing the wound : humility and humiliation in John Donne's Sermons and Devotions upon emergent occasions -- 4. The queens' humility : Katherine Parr, Elizabeth I, and humble agency -- 5. Thomas Tryon's reformed stewardship
Notes Originally published 2015 by Ashgate Pub
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Books and reading -- England -- 16th century
Books and reading -- England -- 17th century
English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.
Humility in literature.
Literature and society -- England -- 16th century
Literature and society -- England -- 17th century
Self (Philosophy) in literature.
Books and reading.
English literature -- Early modern.
Humility in literature.
Literature and society.
Self (Philosophy) in literature.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1315603721