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By Donna B. Hamilton

ISBN-10: 0470696141

ISBN-13: 9780470696149

ISBN-10: 140511357X

ISBN-13: 9781405113571

This Concise Companion launches scholars into the research of English Renaissance literature during the crucial contexts that educated it.

  • Places the poetry inside contexts comparable to: economics; faith; empire and exploration; schooling, humanism and rhetoric; censorship and patronage; royal marriage and succession; treason and uprising; “others” in England; deepest lives; cosmology and the physique; and life-writing.
  • Incorporates fresh advancements within the box, in addition to paintings quickly to be released.
  • Entices scholars to discover the topic extra.
  • Provides new syntheses that would be of curiosity to students.
  • All the individuals are very popular students and lecturers.
  • Content:
    Chapter 1 Economics (pages 11–31): S. P. Cerasano
    Chapter 2 faith (pages 32–53): Donna B. Hamilton
    Chapter three Royal Marriage and the Royal Succession (pages 54–74): Paul E. J. Hammer
    Chapter four Patronage, Licensing, and Censorship (pages 75–93): Richard Dutton
    Chapter five Humanism, Rhetoric, schooling (pages 94–113): Peter Mack
    Chapter 6 Manuscripts in Early sleek England (pages 114–135): Heather Wolfe
    Chapter 7 commute, Exploration, and Empire (pages 136–159): Ralph Bauer
    Chapter eight deepest existence and Domesticity (pages 160–179): Lena Cowen Orlin
    Chapter nine Treason and uprising (pages 180–199): Andrew Hadfield
    Chapter 10 Shakespeare and the Marginalized “Others” (pages 200–216): Carole Levin
    Chapter eleven Cosmology and the physique (pages 217–237): Cynthia Marshall
    Chapter 12 Life?Writing (pages 238–256): Alan Stewart

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    William Shakespeare: A Compact Documentary Life. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Sorlien, Robert Parker, ed. 1976. The Diary of John Manningham of the Middle Temple, 1602–1603. Hanover, NH: University Press of New England. Sullivan, Ceri. 2002. The Rhetoric of Credit: Merchants in Early Modern Writing. Cranbury, NJ: Associated University Presses. Turner, Frederick. 1999. Shakespeare’s Twenty-First Century Economics: The Morality of Love and Money. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Wrightson, Keith.

    The Profession of Dramatist in Shakespeare’s Time, 1590–1642. Princeton: Princeton University Press. Bowden, Peter J. 1962. The Wool Trade in Tudor and Stuart England. London: Macmillan. Bowden, Peter J. 1990. Economic Change: Wages, Profits, and Rents, 1500–1750. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Bruster, Douglas. 1992. Drama and the Market in the Age of Shakespeare. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Cerasano, S. P. 1985. ‘‘The ‘Business’ of Shareholding, the Fortune Playhouses, and Francis Grace’s Will,’’ Medieval and Renaissance Drama in England 2: 231–51.

    An early sonnet sequence, Hekatompathia first existed in manuscript as a group of seventy-eight poems modeled on Petrarchan sonnets. ’’ The urgency of the early 1580s religious-political situation may provide more pointed information about the exigency of this sequence than do traditions of verse. The publication of Hekatompathia in 1582 places it after Oxford had defected from Catholicism in December–January 1581 and also after the December 1581 execution of Campion, that period that resulted in the publication of Gosson’s Plays Confuted.

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