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Hutson, Lorna

Literature, Politics and Law in Renaissance England

Hutson, Lorna - Literature, Politics and Law in Renaissance England, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Renaissance, Law and Literature
Erica Sheen, Lorna Hutson

2.
Amici curiae: Lawful Manhood and Other Juristic Performances in Renaissance England
Peter Goodrich

3. Instigating Treason: the Life and Death of Henry Cuffe, Secretary
Alan Stewart

4. ‘Unmanly Indignities’: Adultery, Evidence and Judgement in Heywood’s A Woman Killed with Kindness

Subha Mukherji

5. ‘She has that in her belly will dry up your ink’: Femininity as Challenge in the ‘Equitable Drama’ of John Webster
Ina Habermann

6. Renaissance Tool Abuse and the Legal History of the Sudden

Luke Wilson

7. Taking Liberties: George Wither’s A Satyre, Libel and the Law
Michelle O’Callaghan

8. Freedom of Speech, Libel and the Law in Early Stuart England
David Colclough

9. John Selden among the Quakers: Antifeminism and the Seventeenth-Century Tithes Controversy
Marcus Nevitt

10. Martyrdom in a Merchant World: Law and Martyrdom in the Restoration Memoirs of Elizabeth Jekyll and Mary Love
Sue Wiseman

Keywords: Literature, Early Modern/Renaissance Literature, British and Irish Literature

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2005
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Language, Discourse, Society
Page amount
250 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230597662
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-43051-2

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