Writing Under Tyranny: English Literature and the Henrician Reformation

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Writing Under Tyranny: English Literature and the Henrician Reformation spans the boundaries between literary studies and history. It looks at the impact of tyrannical government on the work of poets, playwrights, and prose writers of the early English Renaissance. It shows the profound effects that political oppression had on the literary production of the years from 1528 to 1547, and how English writers in turn strove to mitigate, redirect, and finally resist that oppression. The result was the destruction of a number of ...

Writing Under Tyranny: English Literature and the Henrician Reformation 2007, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780199231973

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Writing Under Tyranny: English Literature and the Henrician Reformation 2005, OUP Oxford, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199283330

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