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Published: 27 December 2012

812 Pages | 22 black-and-white halftones


ISBN: 9780199565757

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The Oxford Handbook of Holinshed's Chronicles

Edited by Paulina Kewes, Ian W. Archer, and Felicity Heal

Oxford Handbooks of Literature

  • A groundbreaking study of Raphael Holinshed's Chronicles of England, Scotland and Ireland, which was a principal source for Shakespeare's history plays
  • Brings together the perspectives of literature, history, religion, and the classics to provide a rounded view of the Chronicles
  • Innovative juxtaposition of themes and topics, which include the relationship of the work to medieval and early modern historiography; formal properties; audience; attitudes to politics, religion, and society; and literary appropriations

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