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To the English renaiscence 500-1650

To the English renaiscence 500-1650

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Published by E.U.P in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Peter Westland based on the original work of A Compton-Rickett.
SeriesTeach yourself history of English literature volume 2
ContributionsWestland, Peter.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14105501M

The transition in England from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance started with the revival of learning in the late 15th century. It was a period which began with Sir Thomas More's Utopia, reached its artistic heights during ther reign of Elizabeth with the masterpieces of Spenser, Marlowe, Shakespeare and Jonson, and ended with the work of two great Puritan poets, Milton a/5(1). The Encyclopedia of English Renaissance Literature presents broad coverage and in-depth critical analysis of multiple aspects of the English literary landscape from the early sixteenth to the mid-seventeenth centuries. Featuring over clear and accessible entries on a wide range of writers and literary topics, this comprehensive three-volume collection covers canonical authors and their.

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