Vulgar Eloquence: On the Renaissance Invention of English Literature

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Vulgar Eloquence: On the Renaissance Invention of English Literature - Keilen, Sean

This original book challenges prevailing accounts of English literary history, arguing that English literature emerged as a distinct category during the late sixteenth century, as England's relationship with classical Rome was suffering an unprecedented strain. Exploring the myths through which poets such as Geffrey Whitney, William Shakespeare, ...

Vulgar Eloquence: On the Renaissance Invention of English Literature 2006, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300110128

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