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English biography in the seventeenth century

Pinto, Vivian de Sola

English biography in the seventeenth century

selected short lives.

by Pinto, Vivian de Sola

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Published by G. G. Harrap in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesLife, literature, and thought library
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCT781 .P5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination237 p.
    Number of Pages237
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23315601M
    ISBN 10836980077

    [A]n important book: a synthesis of a generation's study of the 17th-century Chesapeake world fused with his own analytic contributions. London Review of Books [A] deeply researched, detailed, and nuanced portrait of the Chesapeake in the seventeenth century. Virginia Magazine of History and Biography. From the PublisherPrice: $ The Seventeenth Century Handbook provides the undergraduate with a succinct account of the century’s events, along with an exploration of the ways the literature reflected and helped shape the history of the time.. Provides a coherent narrative of the entire century of literary history as well as an easy-to-use guide to the principal literary works and figures.

      This book seeks to develop historical understanding of a complex cultural relationship all too often reduced to the conveniences of stereotype and hindsight. As a literary scholar interested in fusing ‘cultural studies and literary studies, to the mutual benefit of both’ (p. 21), Gesa Stedman’s express aim is to remove ‘national Author: Mark R.F. Williams. No Christian community is without its controversies and the Calvinistic Baptists in the period covered by this book are no exception. Even-handedly and with one eye always on the Calvinistic Baptist roots in the seventeenth century- well summed up by The Second London Confession of Faith – the author details the controversies that at times.

    This important work: Allows the author of a biography to be treated as part of the process of interpretation and investigates biographical reading as an important aspect of criticism Examines the birth of literary biography at the close of the seventeenth century and considers its expansion through the eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth.   Provides a comprehensive and entertaining account of the vitality and variety of achievement in seventeenth-century English poetry. Revised and up-dated throughout, Dr Parfitt has added new material on poets as varied as Marvell and Traherne. There is also a completely new chapter on women poets Author: George Parfitt.


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