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Published: 01 May 2019

224 Pages

9 x 6 inches

ISBN: 9781786941688

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Tyranny and Usurpation

The New Prince and Lawmaking Violence in Early Modern Drama

Doyeeta Majumder

Liverpool University Press

English Association Monographs LUP

  • First full length study of tyranny and usurpation in early modern drama
  • Brings together Scottish and English texts
  • Uses 20th century political theory as a theoretical framework for a better understanding of the links between sovereignty, law, and violence
  • Analyses both neo-Latin and vernacular drama
  • Examines English and Scottish political theory within the larger context of early modern European political thought.