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Published: 01 June 2016

300 Pages | 8 illus.

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199269587

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Poetry and the Politics of Religion from Milton to Pope

Philip Connell

  • Offers an original and richly contextualized account of the relationship between poetry and religious controversy between 1649 and 1745
  • Uses close readings of the work of a range of canonical poets to re-evaluate the relationship between English literary culture and the political challenges to religious authority that emerged in the wake of the civil wars
  • Provides a new framework for understanding a complex and turbulent period in English literary history