Journals Higher Education



Published: 30 June 2012

252 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719087790

Bookseller Code (06)


Authorship and authority

The writings of James VI and I

Jane Rickard

Published by Manchester University Press

  • 1 The first monograph devoted to the extensive and varied writings of King James VI and I
  • 2 Explores the full range of James's writings in different genres and media, and covers both his English and Scottish reigns
  • 3 Combines extensive primary research into the writing and circulation of James's works with theoretically informed consideration of the relationship between authors, texts and readers
  • 4 Provides an insight into James's kingship, and also offers an illuminating perspective on the relationship between authorship and authority, literature and politics in the Renaissance