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

Jessica Winston

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198769422
eISBN:
9780191822421
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198769422.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Many early modern poets and playwrights were also members of the legal societies the Inns of Court, and these authors shaped the development of key genres of the English Renaissance, especially lyric ... 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


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