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‘The Subduing of a Pestilent Heresy’:1 Edward Coleman’s Letters

Peter Hinds

in ‘The Horrid Popish Plot’: Roger L’Estrange and the Circulation of Political Discourse in Late Seventeenth-Century London

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264430
eISBN:
9780191733994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264430.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter discusses Edward Coleman, who was the first man to be tried and executed based on the testimony of Oates, as well as a set of events and debates that were related to him. It considers ... More


Introduction: Marvell and Friends

Nicholas Mcdowell

in Poetry and Allegiance in the English Civil Wars: Marvell and the Cause of Wit

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199278008
eISBN:
9780191707810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278008.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

This introductory chapter emphasizes how Andrew Marvell the lyric poet has been divided in scholarship from Andrew Marvell the political poet. One of the goals of the book is to recover a social ... More


Social Contexts of Marvell's Lyric Verse, 1646–1648

Nicholas Mcdowell

in Poetry and Allegiance in the English Civil Wars: Marvell and the Cause of Wit

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199278008
eISBN:
9780191707810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278008.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

This chapter discusses the talented circle of poets who gathered under the patronage of the wealthy royalist gentleman Thomas Stanley in the aftermath of the first civil war. Returning from a ... More


Richard Lovelace and the End of Court Culture, 1647–1649

Nicholas Mcdowell

in Poetry and Allegiance in the English Civil Wars: Marvell and the Cause of Wit

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199278008
eISBN:
9780191707810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278008.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

Richard Lovelace is the best-known ‘Cavalier’ poet. He was a relative and close friend of Thomas Stanley; he was friends with both John Hall and Marvell. This chapter offers a revisionist ... More


Marvell and the End of Court Culture, 1648–1649

Nicholas Mcdowell

in Poetry and Allegiance in the English Civil Wars: Marvell and the Cause of Wit

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199278008
eISBN:
9780191707810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278008.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

This chapter sets Marvell's two of published occasional poems of 1648–9 in the context of the literary community around Stanley in London. The first section examines John Hall's career as a ... More


Interpreting

Lauren Shohet

in Reading Masques: The English Masque and Public Culture in the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199295890
eISBN:
9780191594311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295890.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter develops a hermeneutics of the masque adequate both to the distinctiveness of occasional drama and to the qualities it shares with other kinds of literature and theater. This chapter ... More


Restoration Scriptorial Satire

Harold Love

in Scribal Publication in Seventeenth-Century England

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112198
eISBN:
9780191670695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112198.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter discusses the origin and growth to maturity of one particular tradition of scribal publication. It details the transmissions and developments of the different scriptorial satires in the ... More


English Clandestine Satire, 1660-1702

Harold Love

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199255610
eISBN:
9780191719622
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255610.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

In early modern Britain, the primary medium of free comment was the clandestine satire, circulated either orally or in manuscript. Part of the national political culture from Jacobean times, satire ... More


Some Types of Literary Manuscript

H. K. Woudhuysen

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

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129660
eISBN:
9780191671821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129660.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Both professional and amateur groups of actors needed scribes to prepare manuscripts of plays for performance. The work of private collectors in preserving academic drama and in commissioning copies ... More


The Female Monarch and the Woman Poet: Mary of Modena, Anne Killigrew, and Jane Barker

Carol Barash

in English Women's Poetry, 1649–1714: Politics, Community, and Linguistic Authority

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186861
eISBN:
9780191674587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186861.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter discusses the writings of Anne Killigrew and Jane Barker. For Killigrew, the world of ritual around Mary of Modena provided a complicated but powerful model of female authority for a ... More


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