Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - Writing and Political Engagement in Seventeenth-Century England by Derek Hirst

This volume, first published in 2000, focuses on the relationship between writing and public concerns in seventeenth-century England before, during and after the civil wars and revolution of the mid-century. The distinguished list of contributors represent a variety of disciplines - political scientists, social and political historians and literary critics. They share an intense concern with the relationship between the act of writing and the political and public issues of this extraordinary period. The essays suggest that in the seventeenth-century the private and the public intersected so thoroughly that ostensibly 'private' writing was engaged with public issues and public rhetoric, while on the other hand, political writing was deeply involved with questions of style and inward conscience. This volume illuminates the complex issues of 'public' and 'private', 'art' and 'conscience' in the period.

Buy Writing and Political Engagement in Seventeenth-Century England by Derek Hirst from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780521100304
ISBN-10: 0521100305
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 15mm)
Pages: 252
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions - Writing and Political Engagement in Seventeenth-Century England by Derek Hirst

Book Reviews - Writing and Political Engagement in Seventeenth-Century England by Derek Hirst

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Writing and Political Engagement in Seventeenth-Century England book by Derek Hirst and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Books By Derek Hirst

Andrew Marvell, Orphan of the Hurricane by Derek Hirst
Hardback, June 2012
$114.26
Dominion by Derek Hirst
Paperback, March 2012
$38.66
Cambridge Companion to Andrew Marvell by Derek Hirst
Paperback, December 2010
$59.36
Representative of the People? by Derek Hirst
Paperback, June 2005
$85.46