Books in category Literary Criticism – Renaissance

  • The Most Disreputable Trade

    The Most Disreputable Trade
    Thomas F. Bonnell

    The third edition of this collection, published in 1810, brought the national project to its high water mark: it contained 129 poets, plus extensive translations from the Greek and Roman classics.

  • Allegory and Enchantment

    Allegory and Enchantment
    Jason Crawford

    Allegory and Enchantment explores these broad questions by considering the work of English writers at the threshold of modernity, and by considering,in particular, the cultural forms these writers want to leave behind.

  • Anne Conway

    Anne Conway
    Sarah Hutton

    This 2004 book was the first intellectual biography of one of the very first English women philosophers.

  • English Women s Voices 1540 1700

    English Women’s Voices, 1540-1700
    Charlotte F. Otten

  • Same Sex Desire in Early Modern England 1550 1735

    Same-Sex Desire in Early Modern England, 1550–1735
    Marie H. Loughlin

    These core texts are carefully introduced and annotated, and supplemented with illuminating contextual material from other early modern disciplines such as law, medicine, and theology.

  • The Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare

    The Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare
    Margreta de Grazia

    A comprehensive, readable and authoritative introduction to the study of Shakespeare.

  • Faustus on Trial

    Faustus on Trial
    Frank Baron

    In historical and cultural studies, the Early Modern Age has developed a profile of its own. The book series Frühe Neuzeit (Early Modern Age) publishes editions, monographs and collected volumes advancing fundamental research in the field.

  • The Literary Market

    The Literary Market
    Geoffrey Turnovsky

    The Literary Market examines the story of the "birth of the author" in terms of the revalorization of this negative trope in Enlightenment-era debates about the radically changing role of writers in society.

  • Being Interior

    Being Interior
    Nicholas D. Paige

    Autobiography came into being when we began to see the self differently.

  • Johnson Writing and Memory

    Johnson, Writing, and Memory
    Greg Clingham

    Greg Clingham argues that this is a notion of memory that is derived from the process of historical and creative writing, and is found to be embodied in works of literature and other cultural forms.

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