A New Companion to English Renaissance Literature and Culture

A New Companion to English Renaissance Literature and Culture


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In this revised and greatly expanded edition of the Companion, 80 scholars come together to offer an original and far-reaching assessment of English Renaissance literature and culture. A new edition of the best-selling Companion to English Renaissance Literature, revised and updated, with 22 new essays and 19 new illustrationsContributions from some 80 scholars including Judith H. Anderson, Patrick Collinson, Alison Findlay, Germaine Greer, Malcolm Jones, Arthur Kinney, James Knowles, Arthur Marotti, Robert Miola and Greg WalkerUnrivalled in scope and its exploration of unfamiliar literary and cultural territories the Companion offers new readings of both literary and non-literary textsFeatures essays discussing material culture, sectarian writing, the history of the body, theatre both in and outside the playhouses, law, gardens, and ecology in early modern EnglandOrientates the beginning student, while providing advanced students and faculty with new directions for their researchAll of the essays from the first edition, along with the recommendations for further reading, have been reworked or updated