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9780815307938

Tudor England

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  • ISBN13:

    9780815307938

  • ISBN10:

    0815307934

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2000-11-01
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Summary

First encyclopedia devoted entirely to Tudor England England under the Tudors moved from a monarchy threatened by pretenders through the strong rule of Henry VIII to a time when Elizabeth I's advisors implored her to marry to protect the Tudor succesion. This was also an age of courtiers and churchmen, poets and soldiers, explorers and pirates, vagabonds and players, religious exiles and martyrs, anonymous women and powerful widows. For the first time the vitality of their lives and the rich backdrop for this century of rules, thinkers, and writers -"the Age of Shakespeare"-is captured in a comprehensive encyclopedia. Special features *Context for English Renaissance and Shakespearean studies in one volume *First comprehensive reference in the field *Over 700 entries *over 240 contributors *Over 100 illustrations *Detailed Tudor chronology *Appendix of bibliographical essays Also includes an 8-page color insert.

Author Biography

Arthur F. Kinney is Thomas W. Copeland Professor of Literary History at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He is the head of the Massachusetts Center for Renaissance Studies David W. Swain is also associated with the Massachusetts Center for Renaissance Studies. He has a Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts

Table of Contents

Preface ix
Using This Book xi
Dates, Quotations, and Bibliographies xiii
Acknowledgments xv
A Tudor Chronology xvii
Contributors xxv
A to Z Entries
1(790)
Appendixes:
Secondary Materials for Tudor Visual Arts
767(2)
Materials for Tudor Education and Science
769(2)
Primary Materials for Tudor Literature
771(2)
Secondary Materials for Tudor Literature
773(2)
Primary and Secondary Materials for Tudor Music
775(2)
Primary Sources for Tudor Politics and Government
777(2)
Secondary Sources for Tudor Politics and Government
779(2)
Primary Materials for Tudor Religious History
781(2)
Secondary Materials for Tudor Religious History
783(2)
Primary Materials for Tudor Social History
785(2)
Secondary Materials for Tudor Social History
787(2)
Secondary Materials for Tudor Economic History
789(2)
Index 791

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