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The Oxford handbook of early modern English literature and religion / edited by Andrew Hiscock and Helen Wilcox.



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First edition.

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Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2017.
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xlv, 802 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
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Wariant tytułu
Early modern English literature and religion
Oxford handbooks.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 679-782) and index.
Pre-Reformation Landscape / Stephen Kelly -- Henrician Reform / David Bagchi -- Religious Change in the Mid-Tudor Period / John N. King -- Elizabethan Church of England and the Origins of Anglicanism / Torrance Kirby -- Early Stuart Controversy: Church, State, and the Sacred / Charles W.A. Prior -- Religion in Times of War and Republic, 1642-60 / Jacqueline Eales -- Religion and the Government of the Later Stuarts / Grant Tapsell -- Translation / Rachel Willie -- Prayer and Prophecy / Erica Longfellow -- Lyric Poetry / Elizabeth Clarke and Simon Jackson -- Drama / Adrian Streete -- Sermon / Jeanne Shami -- Autobiographical Writings / Katharine Hodgkin -- Satire and Polemic / Anne Lake Prescott -- Neo-Latin Writings and Religion / Jan Bloemendal -- "What England Has to Offer": Erasmus, Colet, More and Their Circle / Andrew Hiscock -- John Foxe's Book of Martyrs: Tragedies of Tyrants / Mike Pincombe and Gavin Schwartz-Leeper -- Edmund Spenser / Elizabeth Heale -- Christopher Marlowe and Religion / Lisa Hopkins -- Philip Sidney and Mary Sidney Herbert: Piety and Poetry / Nandra Perry and Robert E. Stillman -- John Donne / Hugh Adlington -- Lucy Hutchinson / Robert Wilcher -- John Milton / Catherine Gimelli Martin -- Lay Households / Suzanne Trill -- Female Religious Houses / Nicky Hallett -- Sectarian Groups / Johanna Harris -- Quakers / Catie Gill -- Exiles at Home / Alison Searle -- Exiles Abroad / Jaime Goodrich -- Jewish Diaspora / Jeffrey Shoulson -- Islamic Communities / Bernadette Andrea -- Settlers in New Worlds / Christopher Hodgkins -- Bible / Hannibal Hamlin -- Authority, Religion, and the State / Timothy Rosendale -- "Finding the Genuine Light of Nature": Religion and Science / Bronwen Price -- Body and Soul / Margaret J.M. Ezell -- Sacred and Secular Love: 'I Will Lament, and Love' / Hellen Wilcox -- Art and Craft of Dying / Peter Carlson -- Sin, Judgement, and Eternity / P.G. Stanwood.
"This pioneering Handbook offers a comprehensive consideration of the dynamic relationship between English literature and religion in the early modern period. The sixteenth and seventeenth centuries were the most turbulent times in the history of the British church - and, perhaps as a result, produced some of the greatest devotional poetry, sermons, polemics, and epics of literature in English. The early-modern interaction of rhetoric and faith is addressed in thirty-nine chapters of original research, divided into five sections. The first analyses the changes within the church from the Reformation to the establishment of the Church of England, the phenomenon of puritanism and the rise of non-conformity. The second section discusses ten genres in which faith was explored, including poetry, prophecy, drama, sermons, satire, and autobiographical writings. The middle section focuses on selected individual authors, among them Thomas More, Christopher Marlowe, John Donne, Lucy Hutchinson, and John Milton"-- Jacket flap
Self-Renewing 2018 UoY
Religion and literature -- England -- History -- 16th century.
Religion and literature -- England -- History -- 17th century.
18.05 English literature.
Religion and literature.
Hasło dodatkowe
Hiscock, Andrew, 1962-
Wilcox, Helen,
9780199672806 (hardcover)
0199672806 (hardcover)
9780198857341 (paperback)
0198857349 (paperback)