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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

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

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