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Beyond the lives of particular men

Kathleen Lynch

in Protestant Autobiography in the Seventeenth-Century Anglophone World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199643936
eISBN:
9780191738876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199643936.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Richard Baxter’s Reliquiae Baxterianae was published posthumously. As edited by Matthew Sylvester and Edward Calamy, it became an important model for history writing from an eyewitness perspective in ... More


The Curious History of the Conway Papers

Daniel Starza Smith

in John Donne and the Conway Papers: Patronage and Manuscript Circulation in the Early Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199679133
eISBN:
9780191802812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679133.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter tells the story of the Conway Papers in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. When the manuscripts were discovered by Horace Walpole in the 1750s they had been severaly damaged by ... More


Conceptualizing the Conway Papers

Daniel Starza Smith

in John Donne and the Conway Papers: Patronage and Manuscript Circulation in the Early Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199679133
eISBN:
9780191802812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679133.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter attempts to define the Conway Papers archive, which is damaged, depleted and dispersed. The Conway Papers can be identified by a distinctive stamp which was applied by John Wilson Croker ... More


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