Key Concepts in Renaissance Literature (Palgrave Key Concepts: Literature)

Key Concepts in Renaissance Literature (Palgrave Key Concepts: Literature)

By: Malcolm Hebron (author)Paperback

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This book provides a clear introduction to the English Renaissance literary era and texts. It provides a clear and accessible overview of the texts, contexts and criticism of Renaissance literature. It is alphabetically arranged and fully cross-referenced for ease of use. It includes a chronology and suggestions for further reading to aid learning and understanding. It does not rely on commonplace or over-used examples.This volume provides readers with a clear introduction to English Renaissance literary texts. Concise but detailed entries are alphabetically arranged, providing a coherent overview of central issues in the study of writings of the Renaissance era. Cross-referencing and suggestions for further reading indicate connections between topics.

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MALCOLM HEBRON teaches English Literature at Winchester College, UK. He is author of Mastering the Language of Literature, and The Medieval Siege (OUP), and writes articles on language and literature for various academic and educational journals.


General Editors' Preface Short Introductory Essay Contexts: History, Politics, Culture Literature: Texts, Themes, Issues Criticism: Approaches, Theory, Practice Bibliography Chronology Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 09/05/2008
  • ISBN13: 9780230507678
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 304
  • ID: 9780230507678
  • weight: 373
  • ISBN10: 0230507670

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