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"Leah Marcus's "The Politics of Mirth: Jonson, Herrick, Milton, Marvell, and the Defense of Old Holiday Pastimes" is a fascinating study of why James and Charles promoted some types of rural sport and festival and of how certain literary texts participated in promoting or critiquing royal policy. . . . Marcus provocatively links texts not often studied in conjunction with one another, and she provides strong and detailed readings of those texts." Jean E. Howard"

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780226504520
ISBN-10: 0226504522
Format: Paperback
(230mm x 155mm x 18mm)
Pages: 330
Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Publish Date: 1-May-1989
Country of Publication: United States

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