Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 April 2018

256 Pages | 1 b+w illustration

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474416290

Bookseller Code (06)

Legal Reform in English Renaissance Literature

Virginia Lee Strain

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Edinburgh Critical Studies in Renaissance Culture

  • Reevaluates canonical writers in light of developments in legal historical research, bringing an interdisciplinary perspective to works
  • Collects an extensive variety of legal, political, and literary sources to reconstruct the discourse on early modern legal reform, providing an introduction to a topic that is currently underrepresented in early modern legal cultural studies
  • Analyses the laws own vulnerability to individual agency