Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 October 2012

264 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719064616

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Literature and politics in the English Reformation

Tom Betteridge

Published by Manchester University Press

Politics Culture and Society in Early Modern Britain MUP

  • Looks at the English Reformation as a political and literary event
  • Combines sections on well-known authors - Sir Thomas More, Sir Thomas Wyatt and Edmund Spenser - with discussions of authors that have been almost entirely neglected by other literary critics
  • Unique in its approach to the literature of the reign of Mary Tudor
  • Unique combination of politics and literature throws an important new light on mid-Tudor politics
  • Effectively fills the gap between the reign of Henry VII and Elizabeth I in terms of the political ideas and literary history