A Short History of Early Modern England : British Literature in Context

By (author) Herman, Peter C.

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

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  • Aims and Acknowledgements. Quoting from Early Modern Texts. Illustrations. England's Rulers From Richard II to Charles II. 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 (1509-47). 4 Edward VI, Lady Jane Grey, and Mary I (1547-53). 5 The Elizabethan Era (1558-1603). 6 The Reign of King James VI/I (1603-25). 7 Charles I (1625-42): From Accession to the Beginning of the Civil Wars. 8 The Civil Wars, the Commonwealth, and the Early Restoration (1642-71). Index.

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書名 A Short History of Early Modern England : British Literature in Context
著作者等 Herman, Peter C.
書名別名 British Literature in Context
出版元 Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
刊行年月 2011.03.21
ページ数 268p
ISBN 9781444394993
言語 英語
出版国 イギリス