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 Luther, Calvin, and Henry VIII's Formularies of Faith

Timothy Fitzgerald

in Discourse on Civility and Barbarity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195300093
eISBN:
9780199868636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300093.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter is the first of several which attempt to locate the typical usages of words in historical documents, in this case the Formularies of Faith of Henry VIII. Whatever differences did or did ... More


 English Historical Documents, 1485–1558

Timothy Fitzgerald

in Discourse on Civility and Barbarity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195300093
eISBN:
9780199868636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300093.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter continues the close analysis of discourses on “religion” and related categories such as “politic order” and the “commonweal” and shows how in significant texts of the period there was ... More


Humanism, Reading, and English Literature 1430-1530

Daniel Wakelin

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199215881
eISBN:
9780191706899
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215881.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This book traces the influence of humanism on English literature during the fifteenth century, much earlier than the influence is usually thought to be felt. It considers humanist influences on the ... More


Introduction: Mammon in the Tudor Common Wealth

David Landreth

in The Face of Mammon: The Matter of Money in English Renaissance Literature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199773299
eISBN:
9780199932665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773299.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The Introduction situates the peculiar character of the English Renaissance's “Mammon”—i.e., money that talks— both theoretically and historically. What differentiates this Mammon from the medieval ... More


Print and the Reproduction of Humanist Readers

Daniel Wakelin

in Humanism, Reading, and English Literature 1430-1530

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199215881
eISBN:
9780191706899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215881.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter considers the use of the printing press to reproduce classical and humanist texts. It considers ideas about education in copies of Cicero, the Nova rhetorica of Lorenzo Traversagni, and ... More


Thomas Smith and the Senate of Letters

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/9780199268887.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter studies the influence on Smith of his education and mentors (such as John Cheke) at Cambridge University. It traces his frequent recourse to the humanist genre of dialogue and his ... More


Thomas Wilson and the Limits of English Rhetoric

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/9780199268887.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter looks at Wilson's promotion of English as a language capable of exhibiting eloquence, and of rhetoric as a necessary tool of statecraft and control. It explores Wilson's use of logic and ... More


Baby Doll and Commonweal Criticism

RAYMOND J. HABERSKI

in Freedom to Offend: How New York Remade Movie Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124292
eISBN:
9780813134918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124292.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the controversies surrounding the Baby Doll movie and billboard. The billboard was located a short walk from where the most powerful Catholic outside Rome could be found, ... More


No News is Good News: William Morris's Utopian Print

in Slow Print: Literary Radicalism and Late Victorian Print Culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804784085
eISBN:
9780804784658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784085.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses William Morris' two major ventures into radical print: the Commonweal socialist newspaper, which he edited from 1885 to 1890; and the Kelmscott Press, which he founded in 1891. ... More


Measured Revolution: Poetry and the Late Victorian Radical Press

in Slow Print: Literary Radicalism and Late Victorian Print Culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804784085
eISBN:
9780804784658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784085.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter analyzes poetry published in the radical press. Poetry helped situate radical ideals within the familiar forms and rhythms of the past and to claim poetic tradition as a precapitalist ... More


Beginnings and blind alleys: O’Faoláin and his circle

Niall Carson

in Rebel by vocation: Seán O'Faoláin and the generation of The Bell

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719099373
eISBN:
9781526109743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099373.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter discusses the early influences on Seán O’Faoláin as an author and some of the prominent writers who influenced him. It reviews O’Faoláin’s relationship to his publisher Jonathan Cape and ... More


The Commonweal and Communal Harm

Sherman A. Jackson

in Initiative to Stop the Violence: Sadat's Assassins and the Renunciation of Political Violence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300196771
eISBN:
9780300211061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196771.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter spells out the Gamā‘ah’s understanding of the relationship between Islamic law and the commonweal. They insist that the law—including the provision of jihad—is for the purpose of ... More


Correcting Misunderstandings

Sherman A. Jackson

in Initiative to Stop the Violence: Sadat's Assassins and the Renunciation of Political Violence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300196771
eISBN:
9780300211061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196771.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Here the Gamā‘ah synthesizes its commitment to the commonweal and the importance of factoring reality into its assessments of a proper application of the law into series of “legal impediments” to ... More


The Political Economy of Sir Thomas Smith

Henry S. Turner

in The Corporate Commonwealth: Pluralism and Political Fictions in England, 1516-1651

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226363356
eISBN:
9780226363493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226363493.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter examines mid-sixteenth-century discussions of the idea of the commonwealth, with reference to the writings of the statesman and jurist Sir Thomas Smith (1513-77). Through a discussion of ... More


‘that horrible and falsly forsworne traitor N’: Discourses and Mentalities of Treason, c.1437–c.1497

Megan G. Leitch

in Romancing Treason: The Literature of the Wars of Roses

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198724599
eISBN:
9780191792205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724599.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, Folk Literature

This chapter focuses upon non-literary texts in order to establish the implications of discourses and mentalities about treason for understanding contemporary anxieties. The concentrated yet ... More


‘Minerva’s Men’: The Inns of Court in the 1560s

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/9780198769422.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter surveys the literary culture of the Inns in the 1560s, exploring several central questions: What prompted the formation of this literary environment in the 1560s? What did it mean to the ... More


Translatio Studii in Early Elizabethan England

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/9780198769422.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

In the first half of Elizabeth’s reign, spanning from 1558 to 1581, over sixty Latin and Greek texts were translated into and printed in English. Surveying these translations, the chapter argues that ... More


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