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By Donna B. Hamilton
This Concise Companion launches scholars into the research of English Renaissance literature in the course of the significant contexts that trained it.
Chapter 1 Economics (pages 11–31): S. P. Cerasano
Chapter 2 faith (pages 32–53): Donna B. Hamilton
Chapter three Royal Marriage and the Royal Succession (pages 54–74): Paul E. J. Hammer
Chapter four Patronage, Licensing, and Censorship (pages 75–93): Richard Dutton
Chapter five Humanism, Rhetoric, schooling (pages 94–113): Peter Mack
Chapter 6 Manuscripts in Early sleek England (pages 114–135): Heather Wolfe
Chapter 7 go back and forth, Exploration, and Empire (pages 136–159): Ralph Bauer
Chapter eight deepest existence and Domesticity (pages 160–179): Lena Cowen Orlin
Chapter nine Treason and uprising (pages 180–199): Andrew Hadfield
Chapter 10 Shakespeare and the Marginalized “Others” (pages 200–216): Carole Levin
Chapter eleven Cosmology and the physique (pages 217–237): Cynthia Marshall
Chapter 12 Life?Writing (pages 238–256): Alan Stewart
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1999. Shakespeare’s Twenty-First Century Economics: The Morality of Love and Money. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Wrightson, Keith. 2000. Earthly Necessities: Economic Lives in Early Modern Britain. New Haven: Yale University Press. 31 Chapter 2 Religion Donna B. Hamilton In recent years, the study of religion in sixteenth- and seventeenthcentury England has turned new attention to the history and impact of Catholicism in post-Reformation England. The continuity of Catholicism within England and England’s relationship to Catholic and Protestant European powers comprise the main branches of this study.
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A Concise Companion to English Renaissance Literature by Donna B. Hamilton