English | ISBN: 0631221697, 1118652525 | 2006 | 480 Pages | PDF | 2 MB
A History of Seventeenth-Century Literature outlines significant developments in the English literary tradition between the years 1603 and 1690.
An energetic and provocative history of English literature from 1603-1690.
Part of the major Blackwell History of English Literature series.
Locates seventeenth-century English literature in its social and cultural contexts.
Considers the physical conditions of literary production and consumption.
Looks at the complex political, religious, cultural and social pressures on seventeenth-century writers.
Features close critical engagement with major authors and texts
Thomas Corns is a major international authority on Milton, the Caroline Court, and the political literature of the English Civil War and the Interregnum.