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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 in the course of the valuable contexts that educated it.

  • Places the poetry inside contexts corresponding 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 additional.
  • Provides new syntheses that may be of curiosity to students.
  • All the members are very popular students and academics.
  • 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 glossy 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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    Some of 23 S. P. Cerasano these were so common as to become almost routine, while others were unpredictable. Plague closures (fairly common during the warmer months of the year) were quite predictable, while the losses of dramatists and players (through retirement, illness, or even death) were not. Nonetheless, human factors played a key role in running a business that depended upon marketing talent. The death of Christopher Marlowe in 1593 altered forever the future of the Admiral’s Men; the retirement of Shakespeare (many years later) changed the composition of the King’s Men, as did the death of Richard Burbage, one of their senior players, in 1619.

    While it is now apparent that omitting attention to the Catholic presence coincided implicitly with a working assumption that English Renaissance literature was by definition a Protestant literature, the historical and critical emphases that will replace that construct are not yet clear. At the very least, a revisionist account needs to take in hand the degree to which Catholics remained in dialogue with Protestants. That recognition both reintroduces the Catholic activity and clarifies the degree to which Protestant writing was not merely anti-Catholic in general, but often constituted a reply to a specific Catholic challenge.

    Econolingua: A Glossary of Coins and Economic Language in Renaissance Drama. Newark: University of Delaware Press. Foakes, R. A. and R. T. Rickert, eds. 1961. Henslowe’s Diary. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Grassby, Richard. 1995. The Business Community of Seventeenth-Century England. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Grassby, Richard. 1999. The Idea of Capitalism before the Industrial Revolution. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield. Grassby, Richard. 2001. Kinship and Capitalism: Marriage, Family, and Business in the English Speaking World, 1580–1740.

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