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By Thomas N. Corns
- An full of life and provocative heritage of English literature from 1603-1690.
- Part of the foremost Blackwell background of English Literature series.
- Locates seventeenth-century English literature in its social and cultural contexts.
- Considers the actual stipulations of literary creation and consumption.
- Looks on the complicated political, spiritual, cultural and social pressures on seventeenth-century writers.
- Features shut serious engagement with significant authors and texts
Thomas Corns is a tremendous foreign authority on Milton, the Caroline courtroom, and the political literature of the English Civil conflict and the Interregnum.
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