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Literature and Politics in Cromwellian England

Literature and Politics in Cromwellian England

Blair Worden

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199230822
eISBN:
9780191696480
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230822.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Milton Studies

This book takes a fresh approach to the literary biography of the two great poets of the Puritan Revolution, John Milton and Andrew Marvell. The book reconstructs the political contexts within which ... 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

‘Lords of Wine and Oile’Community and Conviviality in the Poetry of Robert Herrick

‘Lords of Wine and Oile’: Community and Conviviality in the Poetry of Robert Herrick

Ruth Connolly and Tom Cain (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199604777
eISBN:
9780191729355
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604777.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

The first such collection to be issued since 1991, the essays presented here read Herrick’s poetry in the context of his literary, musical, political, and religious affiliations and look at how he ... More

Loyola's BeesIdeology and Industry in Jesuit Latin Didactic Poetry

Loyola's Bees: Ideology and Industry in Jesuit Latin Didactic Poetry

Yasmin Haskell

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262849
eISBN:
9780191734588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262849.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This is the first dedicated study of the classical-style, Latin didactic poetry produced by the Society of Jesus in the early modern period. The Jesuits were the most prolific composers of such ... More

Manuscript Verse Collectors and the Politics of Anti-Courtly Love Poetry

Manuscript Verse Collectors and the Politics of Anti-Courtly Love Poetry

Joshua Eckhardt

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199559503
eISBN:
9780191721397
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559503.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This book reappraises the work of early 17th-century collectors of English Renaissance poetry in manuscript. The verse miscellanies, or poetry anthologies, of these collectors have long attracted the ... 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

Milton and the Ineffable

Milton and the Ineffable

Noam Reisner

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199572625
eISBN:
9780191721892
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572625.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This book offers a comprehensive reassessment of Milton's poetic oeuvre in light of the literary and conceptual problem posed by Milton's sustained attempt to put into words that which is unsayable ... More

Milton and the People

Milton and the People

Paul Hammond

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199682379
eISBN:
9780191789465
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682379.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Who are ‘the people’ in Milton’s writing? They figure prominently in his texts from early youth to late maturity, in his poetry and in his prose works; they are invoked as the sovereign power in the ... More

Milton and Toleration

Milton and Toleration

Sharon Achinstein and Elizabeth Sauer (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199295937
eISBN:
9780191712210
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295937.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This book locates John Milton's works in national and international contexts, and applies a variety of approaches from literary to historical, philosophical, and postcolonial. Through this, it aims ... More

Milton in the Long Restoration

Milton in the Long Restoration

Blair Hoxby and Ann Baynes Coiro (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198769774
eISBN:
9780191822605
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198769774.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Literary criticism often treats Milton as if he were the last of the Renaissance poets or a visionary prophet who remained misunderstood until he was read by the Romantics. This collection sets ... More

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