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Published: 07 February 2013

744 Pages | 14 halftones

6.7 x 9.7 inches

ISBN: 9780199560608

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The Oxford Handbook of Literature and the English Revolution

Edited by Laura Lunger Knoppers

Oxford Handbooks

  • Includes thirty-seven new chapters written by leading international scholars on the issues, contexts, and texts of the English Revolution
  • Displays an interdisciplinary approach drawing on literature, history, religion, print culture, the history of reading, and women's writing
  • Chapters engage not only scholarly debates about the causes and effects of the English Revolution, but broader historical and theoretical conversations about propaganda and print history, political opinion and the public sphere, early readers, literary history, history of genres, and women's roles in society
  • Provides a news lens on the literature of the civil war, situating canonical literary texts in their precise political, religious, and cultural contexts