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Texts and readers in the Age of Marvell

Christopher D'Addario and Matthew Augustine

Abstract

Texts and Readers in the Age of Marvell offers fresh perspectives from leading and emerging scholars of seventeenth-century British literature, focusing on the surprising ways that texts interacted with writers and readers at precise cultural moments. With particular interest in how texts entered the seventeenth-century public world, some of these essays emphasise the variety of motivations – from generic distaste to personal frustration – that explain how ideology and form fuse together in various works. Others offer fine-grained and multi-sided contextualisations of familiar texts and cruxes ... More

Keywords: Seventeenth-century literature, Textual culture, Politics and literature, Historicism, Literary history, Restoration, English Civil War, Context, Early modern studies, Literary networks

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781526113894
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: January 2019 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9781526113894.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Christopher D'Addario, editor
Associate Professor of English at Gettysburg College

Matthew Augustine, editor
Lecturer in the School of English at the University of St Andrews

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