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The Burley Manuscript

The Burley Manuscript

Peter Redford (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526104489
eISBN:
9781526121127
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526104489.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The Burley manuscript is a miscellany compiled by William Parkhurst in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth century, unique in its size – over six hundred items inscribed on nearly four hundred ... More

Castles and ColonistsAn Archaeology of Elizabethan Ireland

Castles and Colonists: An Archaeology of Elizabethan Ireland

Eric Klingelhofer

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082467
eISBN:
9781781702505
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082467.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This book examines life in the leading province of Elizabeth I's nascent empire. It shows how an Ireland of colonising English farmers and displaced Irish ‘savages’ were ruled by an imported ... More

Domestic Life and Domestic Tragedy in Early Modern EnglandThe Material Life of the Household

Domestic Life and Domestic Tragedy in Early Modern England: The Material Life of the Household

Catherine Richardson

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065446
eISBN:
9781781701164
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065446.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

In a theatre that self-consciously cultivated its audiences' imagination, how and what did playgoers ‘see’ on the stage? This book reconstructs one aspect of that imaginative process, considering a ... More

Formal mattersReading the materials of English Renaissance literature

Formal matters: Reading the materials of English Renaissance literature

Allison K. Deutermann and András Kiséry (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719085536
eISBN:
9781781707173
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085536.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Formal Matters is intended as an exploration of the emerging and potential links in early modern literary and cultural studies between the study of material texts on the one hand, and the analysis of ... More

George Fox and Early Quaker Culture

George Fox and Early Quaker Culture

Hilary Hinds

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719081576
eISBN:
9781781702383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081576.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

What was distinctive about the founding principles and practices of Quakerism? This book explores how the Light Within became the organising principles of this seventeenth-century movement, ... More

John Donne's PerformancesSermons, Poems, Letters and Devotions

John Donne's Performances: Sermons, Poems, Letters and Devotions

Margret Fetzer

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083440
eISBN:
9781781700051
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083440.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Ever since their rediscovery in the 1920s, John Donne's writings have been praised for their energy, vigour and drama – yet so far, no attempt has been made to approach and systematically define ... More

Mothers and Meaning on the Early Modern English Stage

Mothers and Meaning on the Early Modern English Stage

Felicity Dunworth

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076329
eISBN:
9781781702161
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076329.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This book studies the mother figure in English drama from the mid-sixteenth to the early seventeenth centuries. It explores a range of genres from popular mystery and moral plays to drama written for ... More

RoadworksMedieval Britain, medieval roads

Roadworks: Medieval Britain, medieval roads

Valerie Allen is Professor of English at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNYRuth Evans is Professor of English at Saint Louis University

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719085062
eISBN:
9781526104267
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085062.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This collection of essays on roads in Britain in the Middle Ages addresses the topic from a cultural, anthropological and literary point of view, as well as a historical and archaeological one. ... More

Robert SouthwellSnow in Arcadia: Redrawing the English Lyric Landscape, 1586-95

Robert Southwell: Snow in Arcadia: Redrawing the English Lyric Landscape, 1586-95

Anne R. Sweeney

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074189
eISBN:
9781781701195
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074189.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

It has traditionally been held that Robert Southwell's poetry offers a curious view of Elizabethan England from the restricted perspective of a priest-hole. This book takes apart that idea – and the ... More

Spenserian Allegory and Elizabethan Biblical ExegesisA Context for the Faerie Queene

Spenserian Allegory and Elizabethan Biblical Exegesis: A Context for the Faerie Queene

Margaret Christian

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719083846
eISBN:
9781526121042
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083846.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Edmund Spenser and the first readers of The Faerie Queene routinely heard their national concerns—epidemics, political plotting, recent Tudor history—discussed in biblical terms. This book samples ... More

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