Daems, Jim, 1966-

Seventeenth-century literature and culture / Jim Daems. - London ; Chennai: New York : Continuum, c2006. 2008. - 137 p. ; 23 cm. - Introductions to British literature and culture series .

Includes bibliographical references (p. 121-132) and index.

1. Introduction; 2. Historical, Cultural and Intellectual Context; 2.1 Arts and Culture; 2.2 Politics and Religion; 2.3 Philosophy and Science; 3. Literature in the Seventeenth Century; 3.1 Poetry; 3.2 Drama; 3.3 Prose; 3.4 Literary Movements and Groups; 4. Critical Approaches; 4.1 Historical Overview; 4.2 Key Issues and Debates; 5. Resources for Independent Study; 5.1 Chronology of key historical and cultural events; 5.2 Glossary of key literary terms; 5.3 References and Further Reading; Index. Table of contents

Summary:
Part of the "Introductions to British Literature and Culture" series, this guide provides students with an introduction to literature and its context from 1603-1688, including the historical, cultural and intellectual background as well as the religion, politics and culture during the Civil War, Commonwealth and Restoration.



9780826486585 9780826486585 9781846841798 0826486584 9780826486592 (pbk.) 0826486592 (pbk.)

2007272752


English literature--History and criticism.--Early modern, 1500-1700
Literature and society--History--England--17th century.

PR421 / .D34 2006

820.9004 / DAS 2008

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