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This Concise Companion launches students into the study of English Renaissance literature through the central contexts that informed it.Places the poetry within contexts such as: economics; religion; empire and exploration; education, humanism and rhetoric; censorship and patronage; royal marriage and succession; treason and rebellion; “others” in England; private lives; cosmology and the body; and life-writing. Incorporates recent developments in the field, as well as work soon to be published. Entices students to explore the subject further. Provides new syntheses that will be of interest to scholars. All the contributors are highly regarded scholars and teachers. Content: Chapter 1 Economics (pages 11–31): S. P. CerasanoChapter 2 Religion (pages 32–53): Donna B. HamiltonChapter 3 Royal Marriage and the Royal Succession (pages 54–74): Paul E. J. HammerChapter 4 Patronage, Licensing, and Censorship (pages 75–93): Richard DuttonChapter 5 Humanism, Rhetoric, Education (pages 94–113): Peter MackChapter 6 Manuscripts in Early Modern England (pages 114–135): Heather WolfeChapter 7 Travel, Exploration, and Empire (pages 136–159): Ralph BauerChapter 8 Private Life and Domesticity (pages 160–179): Lena Cowen OrlinChapter 9 Treason and Rebellion (pages 180–199): Andrew HadfieldChapter 10 Shakespeare and the Marginalized “Others” (pages 200–216): Carole LevinChapter 11 Cosmology and the Body (pages 217–237): Cynthia MarshallChapter 12 Life?Writing (pages 238–256): Alan Stewart
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