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Catholics Writing the Nation in Early Modern Britain and Ireland

Catholics Writing the Nation in Early Modern Britain and Ireland

Christopher Highley

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199533404
eISBN:
9780191714726
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533404.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This book interrogates standard narratives about national identity in early modern England by examining the ways Catholics from the reign of Mary Tudor to the early 17th century contested and shaped ... More

Death and TensesPosthumous Presence in Early Modern France

Death and Tenses: Posthumous Presence in Early Modern France

Neil Kenny

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198754039
eISBN:
9780191815782
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198754039.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

In what tense should we refer to the dead? The question has long been asked, from Cicero to Julian Barnes. Answering it is partly a matter of grammar and stylistic convention. But the hesitation, ... More

Diverting AuthoritiesExperimental Glossing Practices in Manuscript and Print

Diverting Authorities: Experimental Glossing Practices in Manuscript and Print

Jane Griffiths

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199654512
eISBN:
9780191789434
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654512.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This book examines the glossing of a variety of fifteenth- and sixteenth-century texts by authors including Lydgate, Douglas, Chaloner, Baldwin, Bullein, Harington, and Nashe. It is concerned ... More

Dublin's Trade in Books 1550–1800Lyell Lectures 1986-7

Dublin's Trade in Books 1550–1800: Lyell Lectures 1986-7

M. Pollard

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184096
eISBN:
9780191674174
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184096.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The Irish book trade has hitherto been viewed as a footnote to the English trade. This book studies Irish bookselling practices, particularly those of Dublin. The study draws on a wealth of material ... More

Impossible Desire and the Limits of Knowledge in Renaissance Poetry

Impossible Desire and the Limits of Knowledge in Renaissance Poetry

Wendy Beth Hyman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198837510
eISBN:
9780191874154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837510.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Impossible Desire and the Limits of Knowledge in Renaissance Poetry examines the limits of embodiment, knowledge, and representation at disregarded nexus: the erotic carpe diem poem in early modern ... More

In Defiance of TimeAntiquarian Writing in Early Modern England

In Defiance of Time: Antiquarian Writing in Early Modern England

Angus Vine

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199566198
eISBN:
9780191722462
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566198.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This book explores the emergence of antiquarianism in early modern England, from its first flourishing in the mid-Tudor period through to its 17th-century heyday. At this time, a vibrant antiquarian ... More

The Literary Culture of Early Modern ScotlandManuscript Production and Transmission,  1560–1625

The Literary Culture of Early Modern Scotland: Manuscript Production and Transmission, 1560–1625

Sebastiaan Verweij

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198757290
eISBN:
9780191817229
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757290.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This book presents a history of the literary culture of early modern Scotland (1560–1625), based on extensive study of the literary manuscript. The book breaks new ground in a number of ways. ... More

The Literary Culture of the ReformationGrammar and Grace

The Literary Culture of the Reformation: Grammar and Grace

Brian Cummings

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187356
eISBN:
9780191674709
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187356.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This book examines the place of literature in the Reformation, considering both how arguments about biblical meaning and literary interpretation influenced the new theology, and how developments in ... More

The Literature of the Arminian ControversyReligion, Politics and the Stage in the Dutch Republic

The Literature of the Arminian Controversy: Religion, Politics and the Stage in the Dutch Republic

Freya Sierhuis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198749738
eISBN:
9780191814037
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198749738.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This book highlights the importance of the Arminian controversy (1609–19) for the understanding of the literary and intellectual culture of the Dutch Golden Age. Taking into account a wide array of ... More

MediatrixWomen, Politics, and Literary Production in Early Modern England

Mediatrix: Women, Politics, and Literary Production in Early Modern England

Julie Crawford

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198712619
eISBN:
9780191780936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712619.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Mediatrix is about four interrelated communities in which politically influential women, or “mediatrixes,” played central roles, and the literary work they produced. The first focuses on Mary Sidney ... More

The Oxford History of Popular Print CultureVolume One: Cheap Print in Britain and Ireland to 1660

The Oxford History of Popular Print Culture: Volume One: Cheap Print in Britain and Ireland to 1660

Joad Raymond (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199287048
eISBN:
9780191803468
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199287048.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

What did most people read? Where did they get it? Where did it come from? What were its uses in its readers' lives? How was it produced and distributed? What were its relations to the wider world of ... More

Pocket Maps and Public Poetry in the English Renaissance

Pocket Maps and Public Poetry in the English Renaissance

Katarzyna Lecky

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198834694
eISBN:
9780191872778
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834694.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

If maps are instruments of power, then it matters that in Renaissance Britain they were often found in the pockets of ordinary people. Pocket Maps and Public Poetry in the English Renaissance ... More

Politics and the Paul's Cross Sermons, 1558–1642

Politics and the Paul's Cross Sermons, 1558–1642

Mary Morrissey

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199571765
eISBN:
9780191728709
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571765.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Scholars do not contest that English Reformation culture centred on ‘the word preached’; that before the advent of newsbooks, sermons were the primary means available for shaping public opinion; or ... More

Publishing, Politics, and CultureThe King's Printers in the Reign of James I and VI

Publishing, Politics, and Culture: The King's Printers in the Reign of James I and VI

Graham Rees and Maria Wakely

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199576319
eISBN:
9780191722233
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576319.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Based on hitherto unexplored and unpublished legal and business records, this study presents the fullest account so far published of any London printing firm in the reign of James I. In particular it ... More

Secular ChainsPoetry and the Politics of Religion from Milton to Pope

Secular Chains: Poetry and the Politics of Religion from Milton to Pope

Philip Connell

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199269587
eISBN:
9780191820496
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269587.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Secular Chains provides an original account of the relationship between poetry and religious controversy in the period 1649–1745, with a particular emphasis on political and intellectual challenges ... More

Sir Philip Sidney and the Circulation of Manuscripts, 1558–1640

Sir Philip Sidney and the Circulation of Manuscripts, 1558–1640

H. R. Woudhuysen

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129660
eISBN:
9780191671821
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129660.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This is the first modern study of the production and circulation of manuscripts during the English Renaissance. The book examines the relationship between manuscript and print, looks at people who ... More

Terrorism Before the LetterMythography and Political Violence in England, Scotland, and France 1559–1642

Terrorism Before the Letter: Mythography and Political Violence in England, Scotland, and France 1559–1642

Robert Appelbaum

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198745761
eISBN:
9780191808197
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745761.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Terrorism is as old as ancient history. Whenever a society has developed to the point where it is governed as a political entity, it has made itself vulnerable to that form of violence we now call ... More

Treacherous FaithThe Specter of Heresy in Early Modern English Literature and Culture

Treacherous Faith: The Specter of Heresy in Early Modern English Literature and Culture

David Loewenstein

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199203390
eISBN:
9780191762796
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203390.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Treacherous Faith is a major interdisciplinary study of the terrors of heresy and the literary imagination from the English Reformation to the Restoration. It illuminates the anxieties ... More

Unwritten PoetrySong, Performance, and Media in Early Modern England

Unwritten Poetry: Song, Performance, and Media in Early Modern England

Scott A. Trudell

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198834663
eISBN:
9780191874031
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834663.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Vocal music was at the heart of English Renaissance poetry and drama. Virtuosic actor-singers redefined the theatrical culture of William Shakespeare and his peers. Composers including William Byrd ... More

What Was Tragedy?Theory and the Early Modern Canon

What Was Tragedy?: Theory and the Early Modern Canon

Blair Hoxby

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198749165
eISBN:
9780191813283
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198749165.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Twentieth-century critics have definite ideas about tragedy. They maintain that in a true tragedy, fate must feel the resistance of the tragic hero’s moral freedom before finally crushing him, thus ... More

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