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Conclusion: ‘The Antidote to these Women's Poison’?

Paula McDowell

in The Women of Grub Street: Press, Politics, and Gender in the London Literary Marketplace 1678-1730

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198183952
eISBN:
9780191674143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183952.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 18th-century Literature

Offering a new synthetic model for the study of the literary marketplace, this book has uncovered a legacy of female religio-political activity that existed long before the better-known political ... More


Patronage and the public writer in Whig literary culture

Abigail Williams

in Poetry and the Creation of a Whig Literary Culture 1681-1714

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199255207
eISBN:
9780191719837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255207.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter returns to the wider connections between literary and political culture in the period. It shows that far from being the penniless hacks described in contemporary Tory satire, many Whig ... More


Strangers and Natives: Women Beware Women

SWAPAN CHAKRAVORTY

in Society and Politics in the Plays of Thomas Middleton

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198182665
eISBN:
9780191673856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198182665.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Women Beware Women displays Thomas Middleton’s maturest understanding of the relation of power to desire, and of political culture ... More


Introduction

Cathy Shrank

in Writing the Nation in Reformation England, 1530–1580

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199268887
eISBN:
9780191708473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268887.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This introductory chapter gives a brief overview of the book as a whole and identifies the main strands of nation-building that it explores: language, history (a shared sense of the past), topography ... More


How Shakespeare Put Politics on the Stage: Power and Succession in the History Plays

Peter Lake

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300222715
eISBN:
9780300225662
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300222715.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This book presents an analysis of how Shakespeare's plays intersected with the politics and culture of Elizabethan England. With an ageing, childless monarch, lingering divisions due to the ... More


Restaging the Charismatic Scenario: Fictions of African American Leadership

Erica R. Edwards

in Charisma and the Fictions of Black Leadership

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675456
eISBN:
9781452947488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675456.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter situates the twentieth-century cultural complex of black charismatic leadership within the making of post-Reconstruction black political culture. In African American political culture ... 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


1936, Madrid: The Heart of the World

Cary Nelso

in The Edinburgh Companion to Twentieth-Century Literatures in English

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748620111
eISBN:
9780748651863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620111.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses the Great Depression and the real and symbolic force presented by Madrid under siege. It shows what it meant to be a writer on the Left during the Depression, and identifies ... More


Reading Literature Historically: Drama and Poetry from Chaucer to the Reformation

Greg Walker

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748681013
eISBN:
9780748684434
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748681013.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This book explores both the value and the potential pitfalls of reading the literature and drama of the period from the 1380s to the Reformation ‘historically’, that is, in dialogue with historical ... More


Introduction: Lawyers at Play

Jessica Winston

in Lawyers at Play: Literature, Law, and Politics at the Early Modern Inns of Court, 1558-1581

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198769422
eISBN:
9780191822421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198769422.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Why were the early modern Inns of Court such vibrant literary centres? This introduction sets out the central argument of Lawyers at Play: the literary culture of the Inns was bound up with, ... More


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