Sworn Bond in Tudor England: Oaths, Vows and Covenants in Civil Life and Literature

Sworn Bond in Tudor England: Oaths, Vows and Covenants in Civil Life and Literature

By: Thea Cervone (author)Paperback

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"The swearing of oaths is a cultural phenomenon that pervades English history and was remarkably important during the sixteenth century. This historical work explores how writers of the Tudor era addressed the subject in response to the profound changes of the Reformation and the creative explosion of the Elizabethan period"--Provided by publisher.

About Author

Thea Cervone lectures in medieval and renaissance literature at the University of Southern California. She has published on the ghost tradition of the sixteenth century and on propaganda plays of the Reformation.

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  • ISBN13: 9780786449835
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9780786449835
  • ISBN10: 0786449837

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