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By Thomas N. Corns

A background of Seventeenth-Century Literature outlines major advancements within the English literary culture among the years 1603 and 1690.

  • An full of life and provocative historical past of English literature from 1603-1690.
  • Part of the foremost Blackwell heritage of English Literature series.
  • Locates seventeenth-century English literature in its social and cultural contexts.
  • Considers the actual stipulations of literary construction and consumption.
  • Looks on the advanced political, non secular, cultural and social pressures on seventeenth-century writers.
  • Features shut severe engagement with significant authors and texts

Thomas Corns is a massive foreign authority on Milton, the Caroline courtroom, and the political literature of the English Civil battle and the Interregnum.

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