Description - Literature, Politics and Law in Renaissance England by Erica Sheen
This collection features the work of both established and up-and-coming scholars in the UK and US, with contributors including Peter Goodrich, Lorna Hutson, Erica Sheen and David Colclough studying the period of the English Renaissance from the 1520s to the 1660s. This wide-ranging study, working on the edge of new historicism as well as book history, covers topics such as libel/slander and literary debate, legal textual production, authorship and the politics of authorial attribution and theatre and the law.
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Author Biography - Erica Sheen
Erica Sheen is Lecturer in English Literature, Film and Literary Theory at the University of Sheffield, UK. Recent publications include studies of Shakespeare and David Lynch; her book The Best in this Kind: Shakespeare and the Institution of Theatre is forthcoming. Lorna Hutson is Professor of English Literature at the University of St. Andrews. UK, having until recently taught at the University of California Berkeley. Her books include The Usurer's Daughter (1994) and (with Victoria Kahn) Rhetoric and Law in Early Modern Europe (2001).