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Title A companion to English Renaissance literature and culture / edited by Michael Hattaway.
Imprint Oxford, UK ; Malden, Mass. : Blackwell, 2000.

Series Blackwell companions to literature and culture ; 8
Blackwell companions to literature and culture ; 8.
Subject English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Renaissance -- England -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
England -- Civilization -- 16th century -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
England -- Civilization -- 17th century -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Alt Name Hattaway, Michael.
Add Title English renaissance literature and culture
Description xix, 747 pages, 17 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 0631216685 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 44117914
Table of Contents
 List of Illustrations 
 Notes on Contributors 
Pt. 1Introduction 
 1Introduction / Michael Hattauay3
Pt. 2Contexts and Perspectives, c.1500-1650 
 2Early Tudor Humanism / Mary Thomas Crane13
 3English Reformations / Patrick Collinson27
 4Platonism, Stoicism, Scepticism and Classical Imitation / Sarah Hutton44
 5History / Patrick Collinson58
 6The English Language of the Early Modern Period / N. F. Blake71
 7Publication: Print and Manuscript / Michelle O'Callagban81
 8Literacy and Education / Jean R. Brink95
 9Court and Coterie Culture / Curtis Perry106
 10The Literature of the Metropolis / John A. Tuyning119
 11Playhouses and the Role of Drama / Michael Hattauay133
 12The Writing of Travel / Peter Womack148
Pt. 3Readings 
 13Translations of the Bible / Gerald Hammond165
 14A Reading of Wyatt's 'Who so list to hunt' / Rachel Falconer176
 15Courtship and Counsel: John Lyly's Campaspe / Greg Walker187
 16Spenser's Facrie Queene, Book V: Poetry, Politics and Justice / Judith H. Anderson195
 17Kyd's The Spanish Tragedy / A. J. Ptesse206
 18Donne's Nineteenth Elegy / Germatne Greer215
 19Lanyer's 'The Description of Cookham' and Jonson's 'To Penshurst' / Nicole Pohl224
 20Bacon's 'Of Simulation and Dissimulation' / Martin Dzelzaints233
 21Lancelot Andrewes's Good Friday 1604 Sermon / Richard Harries241
 22Herbert's 'The Elixir' / Judith Werl249
 23The Heart of the Labyrinth: Mary Wroth's Pamphilta to Amphilanthus / Robyn Bolam257
 24The Critical Elegy / John Lyon267
 25Ford, Mary Wroth, and the Final Scene of 'Tis Pity She's a Whore / Robyn Bolam276
Pt. 4Genres and Modes 
 26Theories of Laterary Kinds / John Roe287
 27Allegory / Clara Mucct298
 28Pastoral / Michelle O'Callagban307
 29Romance / Helen Moore317
 30Epic / Rachel Falconer327
 31The Position of Poetry Making and Defending Renaissance Poetics / Arthur E. Kinney340
 32The English Print, 1550-c.1650 / Malcolm Jones352
 33Traditions of Complaint and Satire / John N. King367
 34Love Poetry / Diana E. Henderson378
 35Erotic Poems / Boika Sokolvta392
 36Religious Verse / Elizabeth Clarke404
 37Poets, Friends and Patrons: Donne and his Circle; Ben and his Tribe / Robin Robbins419
 38'Such pretty things would soon be gone': The Neglected Genres of Popular Verse, 1480-1650 / Malcolm Jones442
 39Local and 'Customary' Drama / Thomas Pettitt464
 40Continuities between 'Medieval' and 'Early Modern' Drama / Michael O'Connell477
 41Political Plays / Stephen Longstaffe486
 42Women and Drama / Alison Findlay499
 43Tales of the City: The Comedies of Ben Jonson and Thomas Middleton / Peter J. Smith513
 44'Tied / To Rules of Flattery?': Court Drama and the Masque / James Knowles525
 45Jacobean Tragedy / Rowland Wymer545
 46Caroline Theatre / Roy Booth556
 47Scientific Writing / David Colclough565
 48Prose Fiction / Andrew Hadfield576
 49Theological Writings and Religious Polemic / Donna B. Hamilton589
 50The English Renaissance Essay: Churchyard, Cornwallis, Florio's Montaigne and Bacon / John Lee600
 51Diaries / Elizabeth Clarke609
 52Letters / Jonathan Gibson615
Pt. 5Issues and Debates 
 53Rhetoric / Marion Trousdale623
 54Identity / A. J. Piesse634
 55Was There a Renaissance Feminism? / Jean E. Howard644
 56The Debate on Witchcraft / James Sharpe653
 57Reconstructing the Past: History, Historicism, Histories / James R. Siemon662
 58Sexuality: A Renaissance Category? / James Knowles674
 59Race: A Renaissance Category? / Margo Hendricks690
 60Writing the Nation / Nicola Royan699

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