Texts and cultural change in early modern England / edited by Cedric C. Brown and Arthur F. Marotti

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Subjects: English literature--Early modern, 1500-1700--History and criticism
Social change in literature
Literature and society--England--History--16th century
Literature and society--England--History--17th century
Literature and history--England--History
Books and reading--England--History
Social change--England--History
Transmission of texts
Canon (Literature)
Literary form
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1997
Series: Early modern literature in history
LC Classification: P, PR
Table of Contents: Acknowledgements
Notes on Contributors
Introduction 1
1. Complications of Intertextuality: John Fisher, Katherine Parr and 'The Book of the Crucifix' / Janet Mueller 15
2. Southwell's Remains: Catholicism and Anti-Catholicism in Early Modern England / Arthur F. Marotti 37
3. 'A very good Trumpet': Richard Hakluyt and the Politics of Overseas Expansion / Pamela Neville-Sington 66
4. Sidney's Arcadia as Cultural Monument and Proto-Novel / Peter Lindenbaum 80
5. The Triumph of Time: The Fortunate Readers of Robert Greene's Pandosto / Lori Humphrey Newcomb 95
6. Editing Sexuality, Narrative and Authorship: The Altered Texts of Shakespeare's Lucrece / Sasha Roberts 124
7. The Birth of the Author / Richard Dutton 153
8. Mending and Bending the Occasional Text: Collegiate Elegies and the Case of 'Lycidas' / Cedric C. Brown 179
9. Between the 'Triumvirate of wit' and the Bard: The English Dramatic Canon, 1660-1720 / Paulina Kewes 200
10. Friends or Lovers? Sensitivity to Homosexual Implications in Adaptations of Shakespeare, 1640-1701 / Paul Hammond 225
Index 248
Additional Authors: Brown, Cedric C. (Cedric Clive), 1943-
Marotti, Arthur F., 1940-
Notes: LCCN: 97024801
ISBN: 0312177283 (cloth)
Expanded versions of essays presented at the 3rd triennial conference on Literature and History at the University of Reading, England, in the summer of 1995; the theme was "Texts and Cultural Change: History, Politics and Interpretation, 1520-1660."
Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description: x, 254 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
OCLC Number: 37107162
ISBN/ISSN: 0312177283

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