Redefining Elizabethan Literature by Ms Georgia Brown
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Redefining Elizabethan Literature
By Ms Georgia Brown

Redefining Elizabethan Literature

By (author) See other recent books by Ms Georgia Brown
Format: Hardback

Normal Price: $160.00
Your Price: $144.00 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $16.00! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $7.20 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply



Redefining Elizabethan Literature by Ms Georgia Brown

Book Description

Redefining Elizabethan Literature examines the new definitions of literature and authorship that emerged in one of the most remarkable decades in English literary history, the 1590s. Georgia Brown analyses the period's obsession with shame as both a literary theme and a conscious authorial position. She explores the related obsession of this generation of authors with fragmentary and marginal forms of expression, such as the epyllion, paradoxical encomium, sonnet sequence, and complaint. Combining developments in literary theory with close readings of a wide range of Elizabethan texts, Brown casts light on the wholesale eroticisation of Elizabethan literary culture, the form and meaning of Englishness, the function of gender and sexuality in establishing literary authority, and the contexts of the works of Shakespeare, Marlowe, Spenser and Sidney. This study will be of great interest to scholars of Renaissance literature as well as cultural history and gender studies.

Buy Redefining Elizabethan Literature book by Ms Georgia Brown from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


Book Details

ISBN: 9780521831239
ISBN-10: 0521831237
Format: Hardback
(228mm x 152mm x 19mm)
Pages: 270
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 18-Nov-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions...


Books By Author Ms Georgia Brown

Redefining Elizabethan Literature by Ms Georgia Brown Redefining Elizabethan Literature, Paperback (November 2009)

A wide-ranging study of the development of the concept of literature and authorship in late Elizabethan culture.

» View all books by Ms Georgia Brown

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Redefining Elizabethan Literature book by Ms Georgia Brown and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


Author Biography - Ms Georgia Brown

Georgia Brown was a lecturer at Lincoln College, Oxford and Fellow and Director of Studies in English at Queens' College, Cambridge. She has lectured at universities in Greece, Switzerland, Poland and the United States, and has published essays on Marlowe, Spenser, Queen Elizabeth I, Renaissance embroidery, and teaching the epyllion.

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Ms Georgia Brown close
Redefining Elizabethan Literature by Ms Georgia Brown
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close