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The Cambridge Companion to English Literature, 1500 1600 (Cambridge Companions to Literature)

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This is the first comprehensive account of English Renaissance literature in the context of the culture that shaped it: the courts of Henry VIII and Elizabeth I, the tumult of Catholic and Protestant alliances during the Reformation, the age of printing and of New World discovery. The Companion covers developments in poetry, prose, religious writing, drama, satire and huma ...more
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Published February 27th 2009 by Cambridge University Press (first published December 2nd 1999)
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It's interesting how one can write over 300 pages and say all sorts of stuff without even touching on those things you'd expect to find in a book with that title. Anyway, I filled a few pages with notes. None of which literature related.
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I read 10 of the 15 chapters before I left for Cork. Such an interesting time period, the sixteenth century!
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