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Fault lines and controversies in the study of seventeenth-century English literature

Written by various experts in the field, this volume of 13 original essays explores some of the most significant theoretical and practical fault lines and controversies in English literature.
eBook, English, ©2002
University of Missouri Press, Columbia, ©2002
Criticism, interpretation, etc
1 online resource (ix, 236 pages)
9780826264084, 9780826214232, 0826264085, 0826214231
"What is truth?": defining and defending theoretical pluralism / Robert C. Evans
The ahistoricism of the new historicism: knowledge as power versus power as knowledge in Bacon's New Atlantis / Catherine Gimelli Martin
Conjecture in the writing of Donne's biography, with a modest proposal / Dennis Flynn
Marvell's "Mower against gardens": reconsidering Bakhtinian dialogism / Dan Jaeckle
In defense of Empson: a reassessment of Milton's God / Tobias Gregory
Milton and Dryden on the restoration stage / Elizabeth Sauer
Profession or performance? religion in early modern literary study / Kate Narveson
John Donne and the Socinian heresy / Jeffrey Johnson
Critical directions in the study of early modern sermons / P.G. Stanwood
The poets of the Renaissance; or, the illusions of my youth / Sharon Cadmon Seelig
Donne on love: sometimes the end just doesn't justify the means / Joan Faust
"The explication of whiteness and blackness": skin color and the physics of color in the works of Robert Boyle and Margaret Cavendish / Cristina Malcolmson
Milton's lady and Lady Milton: chastity, prophecy, and gender in A maske presented at Ludlow Castle / William Shullenberger
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