all ebooks in category: Renaissance Literary Criticism (22)

Permanent Revolution: The Reformation and the Illiberal Roots of Liberalism
English | February 18, 2019 | ISBN: 0674987136 | PDF | 464 pages | 26.6 MB

How did the Reformation, which initially promoted decidedly illiberal positions, end up laying the groundwork for Western liberalism? The English Reformation began as an evangelical …

Jews and Magic in Medici Florence: The Secret World of Benedetto Blanis
English | August 6th, 2011 | ISBN: 1442613335, 1442642254 | 366 pages | EPUB | 2.30 MB

In the seventeenth century, Florence was the splendid capital of the Medici Grand Dukedom of Tuscany. Meanwhile, the Jews in its tiny Ghetto struggled to …

Who the Devil Taught Thee So Much Italian?: Italian Language Learning and Literary Imitation in Early Modern England
English, Italiano | 2006 | ISBN: 0719069149, 0719069157 | 240 pages | PDF | 1 MB

This book offers a comprehensive account of the methods and practice of learning modern languages, particularly Italian, in late sixteenth- and early seventeenth-century England. It …

Counting Bodies: Population in Colonial American Writing (Repost)
English | 2016 | ISBN: 0190277319 | PDF | pages: 297 | 19.3 mb

Quantifiable citizenship in the form of birth certificates, census forms, and immigration quotas is so ubiquitous that today it appears ahistorical. Yet before the modern …

Marvelous Possessions: The Wonder of the New World
English | October 14, 1991 | ISBN: 0226306518, 0226306526 | EPUB/PDF | 216 pages | 4.7/21.1 MB

Marvelous Possessions is a study of the ways in which Europeans of the late Middle Ages and the early modern period represented non-European peoples and …

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The Oxford Handbook of Shakespeare
English | 2012 | ISBN: 0199566100 | 848 pages | PDF | 5,3 MB

Situated within the Oxford Handbooks to Literature series, the group of Oxford Handbooks to Shakespeare are designed to record past and present investigations and renewed …

The Elizabethan Top Ten: Defining Print Popularity in Early Modern England
English | ISBN: 140944029X | 2016 | 284 pages | PDF | 3 MB

Engaging with histories of the book and of reading, as well as with studies of material culture, this volume explores ’popularity’ in early modern English …

Renaissance Responses to Technological Change
English | 2019 | ISBN: 331996898X | 370 Pages | PDF | 8.67 MB

This book foregrounds the pressures that three transformative technologies in the long sixteenth century—the printing press, gunpowder, and the magnetic compass—placed on long-held literary practices, …

Pirates, Traitors, and Apostates: Renegade Identities in Early Modern English Writing
2018 | ISBN: 1487502680 | English | 220 pages | EPUB | 5 MB

Examining tales of notorious figures in Renaissance England, including the mercenary Thomas Stukeley, the Barbary corsair John Ward, and the wandering adventurers the Sherley brothers, …

How to be Well Read: A Guide to 500 Great Novels and a Handful of Literary Curiosities
English | September 15, 2015 | ISBN: 1847946402 | EPUB | 528 pages | 2.9 MB

A very personal guide to the best novels ever written, and why they matter As the annual flood of published novels grows ever greater, it’s …