Humanism, Reading, & English Literature 1430-1530

Humanism, Reading, & English Literature 1430-1530

Author: Daniel Wakelin

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199215881

Category: Art

Page: 254

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Wakelin uses new methods and theories in the history of reading to uncover fresh information about the design, ownership, and marginalia of books in a neglected period in English literary history. This is the first book to identify the origins of the humanist tradition in England in the 15th century.
Humanism, Reading, & English Literature 1430-1530
Language: en
Pages: 254
Authors: Daniel Wakelin
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-06-28 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Wakelin uses new methods and theories in the history of reading to uncover fresh information about the design, ownership, and marginalia of books in a neglected period in English literary history. This is the first book to identify the origins of the humanist tradition in England in the 15th century.
Humanism, Reading, and English Literature, 1430-1530
Language: en
Pages: 254
Authors: Dr. Daniel Wakelin
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher:

"Humanism is usually thought to come to England in the early sixteenth century. In this book, however, Daniel Wakelin uncovers the almost unknown influences of humanism on English literature in the preceding hundred years. He considers the humanist influences on the reception of some of Chaucer's work and on the
A Companion to Renaissance Poetry
Language: en
Pages: 680
Authors: Catherine Bates
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-01-09 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

The most comprehensive collection of essays on Renaissance poetry on the market Covering the period 1520โ€“1680, A Companion to Renaissance Poetry offers 46 essays which present an in-depth account of the context, production, and interpretation of early modern British poetry. It provides students with a deep appreciation for, and sensitivity
The Production of Books in England 1350โ€“1500
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Alexandra Gillespie, Daniel Wakelin
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-04-14 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Between roughly 1350 and 1500, the English vernacular became established as a language of literary, bureaucratic, devotional and controversial writing; metropolitan artisans formed guilds for the production and sale of books for the first time; and Gutenberg's and eventually Caxton's printed books reached their first English consumers. This book gathers
The Persian Empire in English Renaissance Writing, 1549-1622
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: J. Grogan
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-02-18 - Publisher: Springer

The Persian Empire in English Renaissance Writing, 1549-1622 studies the conception of Persia in the literary, political and pedagogic writings of Renaissance England and Britain. It argues that writers of all kinds debated the means and merits of English empire through their intellectual engagement with the ancient Persian empire.