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Published: 05 June 2018

272 Pages | 5 Illustrations

8.5 x 5.3 inches

ISBN: 9780198812487

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Biblical Readings and Literary Writings in Early Modern England, 1558-1625

Victoria Brownlee

  • An original account of the relationship between the Bible and literature in early modern England
  • Explores the impact of the Bible across a range of genres
  • Structured around popularly-interpreted biblical narratives
  • Brings literary writings into dialogue with a variety of religious, political, and social debates
  • Showcases the diverse range of literary writings on the scriptures from well- and lesser-known authors such as George Herbert, George Peele, John Williams, Shakespeare, William Baldwin, Francis Quarles, Robert Aylett, Aemilia Lanyer, Dorothy Leigh, Edmund Spenser, Thomas Dekker, and Thomas Middleton