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Milton's MessiahThe Son of God in the Works of John Milton

Milton's Messiah: The Son of God in the Works of John Milton

Russell M. Hillier

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199591886
eISBN:
9780191725326
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591886.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

In the realm of Milton scholarship there have been extensive studies of Milton's representations of God, Satan, the angels, Adam and Eve, and Chaos, among others. This book provides the first ... More

Nation and Nurture in Seventeenth-Century English Literature

Nation and Nurture in Seventeenth-Century English Literature

Rachel Trubowitz

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199604739
eISBN:
9780191741074
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604739.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This book focuses on changing seventeenth-century English views of maternal nurture and the nation. The revaluation of maternal nursing goes hand-in-hand with the reformation of the nation, ... More

Nobody's StoryThe Vanishing Acts of Women Writers in the Marketplace, 1670–1820

Nobody's Story: The Vanishing Acts of Women Writers in the Marketplace, 1670–1820

Catherine Gallagher

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198182436
eISBN:
9780191673801
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198182436.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This book is an exploration of the careers of five influential women writers of the Restoration and eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. The ‘nobodies’ of the title are not ignored, silenced, ... More

One FleshParadisal Marriage and Sexual Relations in the Age of Milton

One Flesh: Paradisal Marriage and Sexual Relations in the Age of Milton

James Grantham Turner

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198182498
eISBN:
9780191673818
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198182498.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This is an acclaimed study of the understanding of sex and gender in the early modern period, examining in particular Milton's interventions in these debates. Focusing on contemporary readings of the ... More

The Oxford English Literary HistoryVolume V: 1645–1714: The Later Seventeenth Century: Companion Volume

The Oxford English Literary History: Volume V: 1645–1714: The Later Seventeenth Century: Companion Volume

Margaret J. M. Ezell

Published in print:
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
eISBN:
9780191849572
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780191849572.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This volume in the Oxford English Literary History series covering 1645–1714 removes the traditional literary period labels and boundaries used in earlier studies to categorize the literary culture ... More

The Oxford English Literary HistoryVolume V: 1645-1714: The Later Seventeenth Century

The Oxford English Literary History: Volume V: 1645-1714: The Later Seventeenth Century

Margaret J. M. Ezell

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198183112
eISBN:
9780191847158
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198183112.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This volume in the Oxford English Literary History series covering 1645–1714 removes the traditional literary period labels and boundaries used in earlier studies to categorize the literary culture ... 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

Passion's Triumph over ReasonA History of the Moral Imagination from Spenser to Rochester

Passion's Triumph over Reason: A History of the Moral Imagination from Spenser to Rochester

Christopher Tilmouth

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199212378
eISBN:
9780191707254
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212378.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This book surveys ideas of passion, reason, appetite, and self-control in English literature and moral thought from 1580 to 1680. Drawing on tragedy, poetry, moral philosophy, and sermons, the book ... More

Plague Writing in Early Modern England

Plague Writing in Early Modern England

Ernest B. Gilman

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226294094
eISBN:
9780226294117
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226294117.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

During the seventeenth century, England was beset by three epidemics of the bubonic plague, each outbreak claiming between a quarter and a third of the population of London and other urban centers. ... More

The Poetics of Scientific Investigation in Seventeenth-Century England

The Poetics of Scientific Investigation in Seventeenth-Century England

Claire Preston

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198704805
eISBN:
9780191780134
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704805.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

The writing of science in the period 1580–1700 is artfully, diffidently, carelessly, boldly, and self-consciously literary. The Poetics of Scientific Investigation considers the literary textures of ... More

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