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Published: 20 October 2005

568 Pages


ISBN: 9780199283330

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Writing Under Tyranny

English Literature and the Henrician Reformation

Greg Walker

  • Reads literary texts in the light of political tyranny and offers a new way to think about the birth of the English literary Renaissance
  • Tells the story of Henry VIII's fall into murderous tyranny through the response of the literary texts of the period