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Published: 01 November 2013

512 Pages | 17 illus.

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199203390

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Treacherous Faith

The Specter of Heresy in Early Modern English Literature and Culture

David Loewenstein

  • The only book-length study of the specter of heresy and the construction of heretics in early modern English literature and culture, from the early Reformation to the Restoration
  • A cross-disciplinary book that offers a fresh account of religious politics and literature in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century England
  • Offers fresh analyses of major writers engaged in the war against heretics in early modern England
  • Illuminates in detail a wide range of less canonical writers who either engaged in or were the victims of the campaign against heresy