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The Resource Renaissance literature, Siobhan Keenan

Renaissance literature, Siobhan Keenan

Label
Renaissance literature
Title
Renaissance literature
Statement of responsibility
Siobhan Keenan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This concise introduction to the literature of an exciting and influential period opens with an overview of the historical and cultural context in which English Renaissance literature was produced, and a discussion of its contemporary and subsequent critical reception. The following chapters survey the major Renaissance genres of drama, poetry and prose. Each chapter provides illustrative case studies of canonical and non-canonical key texts by authors such as William Shakespeare, Christopher Marlowe, Ben Jonson, Edmund Spenser, John Milton, Sir Philip Sidney, John Donne, Aemilia Lanyer, Sir Francis Bacon, Thomas Nashe, and Lady Mary Wroth. A guide to further reading accompanies each chapter, complemented by a section of student resources at the end of the book. The final chapter summarises significant developments in English Renaissance literary culture, and discusses the future direction of Renaissance literary scholarship. Key Features Detailed readings of Spenser's The Faerie Queene, Milton's 'Lycidas', Sidney's Astrophil and Stella, Shakespeare's Sonnets, Venus and Adonis and Hamlet, Marlowe's Tamburlaine, Jonson's The Alchemist, Lanyer's 'The Description of Cookham', Bacon's Essays, Donne's sermons, Nashe's The Unfortunate Traveller and Wroth's The Countess of Montgomery's Urania A broad overview of Renaissance literature and the context in which it was produced An accessible introduction to Renaissance literary criticism, including past and present debates about the Renaissance 'canon' A variety of study aids, including end-of-chapter summaries of key points, a glossary of literary and historical terms, a chronology, advice on essay writing, sample essay questions and plan."
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N$T
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1973-
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Keenan, Siobhan
Dewey number
820.9003
Index
index present
LC call number
PN715
LC item number
.K44 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Edinburgh critical guides to literature
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  • English literature
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • English literature
  • English
  • Languages & Literatures
  • Literature - General
  • English Literature
Label
Renaissance literature, Siobhan Keenan
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Copyright; Contents; Series Preface; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; About this Book; Chronology; Introduction; Chapter 1 Drama; Chapter 2 Poetry; Chapter 3 Prose; Conclusion; Student Resources; Index
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303634324
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxvii, 282 pages)
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online
Isbn
9780748631216
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
XA049860
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  • 194779
  • 22573/ctt1g00z7q
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Specific material designation
remote
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(OCoLC)303634324
Label
Renaissance literature, Siobhan Keenan
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Copyright; Contents; Series Preface; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; About this Book; Chronology; Introduction; Chapter 1 Drama; Chapter 2 Poetry; Chapter 3 Prose; Conclusion; Student Resources; Index
Control code
303634324
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxvii, 282 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780748631216
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
XA049860
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 194779
  • 22573/ctt1g00z7q
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)303634324

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