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A short history of early modern England : British literature in context, Peter C. Herman

Label
A short history of early modern England : British literature in context
Title
A short history of early modern England
Title remainder
British literature in context
Statement of responsibility
Peter C. Herman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "A Short History of Early Modern England presents the historical and cultural information necessary for a richer understanding of English Renaissance literature. Written in a clear and accessible style for an undergraduate level audience Gives an overview of the period's history as well as an understanding of the historiographic issues Explores key historical and literary events, from the Wars of the Roses to the publication of John Milton's Paradise Regained Features in depth explanations of key terms and concepts, such as absolutism and the Elizabethan Settlement "--
  • "The English Renaissance produced some of the greatest literary works the world has ever known, from the Faerie Queene and Paradise Lost to Hamlet and Macbeth. A Short History of Early Modern England presents students with the crucial historical and cultural information necessary for a richer appreciation and deeper understanding of the literature produced in this period. Following an overview of England's political and social structures, subsequent chapters explore key historical and literary events, from the Wars of the Roses to the publication of John Milton's Paradise Regained and Samson Agonistes, with particular attention to the major political and religious developments throughout this transformative era. Written in a clear and accessible style, this is the perfect text to help students familiarize themselves with this remarkable period in English literary history"--
Assigning source
  • Provided by publisher
  • Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
942.05
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DA315
LC item number
.H44 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
A short history of early modern England : British literature in context, Peter C. Herman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: Aims and Acknowledgements -- Quoting from Early Modern Texts -- Illustrations -- Rulers of England and Timeline of Key Events -- 1: An Overview of Early Modern England -- 2: The Back-Story of the Tudor Dynasty: From Richard II to Henry VII -- 3: Henry VII, Henry VIII, and the Henrician Era (1509-1547) -- 4: Edward VI, Lady Jane Grey, and Mary I (1547-1553) -- 5: The Elizabethan Era (1558-1603) -- 6: The Reign of King James VI/I (1603-25) -- 7: Charles I (1625-1642): from Accession to the Beginning of the Civil Wars -- 8: The Civil Wars, the Commonwealth, and the Early Restoration (1642-1671)
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xvii, 262 p.
Isbn
9781405195591
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010051057
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn676728883
  • UtOrBLW
  • (OCoLC)ocn730433029
Label
A short history of early modern England : British literature in context, Peter C. Herman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: Aims and Acknowledgements -- Quoting from Early Modern Texts -- Illustrations -- Rulers of England and Timeline of Key Events -- 1: An Overview of Early Modern England -- 2: The Back-Story of the Tudor Dynasty: From Richard II to Henry VII -- 3: Henry VII, Henry VIII, and the Henrician Era (1509-1547) -- 4: Edward VI, Lady Jane Grey, and Mary I (1547-1553) -- 5: The Elizabethan Era (1558-1603) -- 6: The Reign of King James VI/I (1603-25) -- 7: Charles I (1625-1642): from Accession to the Beginning of the Civil Wars -- 8: The Civil Wars, the Commonwealth, and the Early Restoration (1642-1671)
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xvii, 262 p.
Isbn
9781405195591
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010051057
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn676728883
  • UtOrBLW
  • (OCoLC)ocn730433029

Library Locations

    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
      40.249156 -111.649242
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