Über den Autor
EditorsnGarrett A. Sullivan, Jr. is Professor of English at Penn State University. He is the author of The drama of landscape: land, property, and social relations on the early modern stage (1998) and Memory and forgetting in English Renaissance drama: Shakespeare, Marlowe, Webster (2005).rnAlan Stewart is Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University, and International Director of the Centre for Editing Lives and Letters, University of London. He is the author of Close Readers: Humanism and Sodomy in Early Modern England (1997), and Shakespeare's Letters (2008), and editor of volume I of the Oxford Francis Bacon, Early writings, 1584-1596 (forthcoming).rnAssociate EditorsnRebecca Lemon is Associate Professor of English at the University of Southern California. She is author of Treason by words: literature, law, and rebellion in Shakespeare's England (2006) and one of the editors for The Blackwell companion to literature and the Bible (2009).rnNicholas McDowell is Associate Professor of English at the University of Exeter. His publications include Poetry and allegiance in the English Civil Wars: Marvell and the cause of wit (2008), and he is co-editor for The Oxford handbook of Milton (2009).rnJennifer Richards is head of the School of English Literature, Language, and Linguistics, and Professor of Early Modern Literature and Culture at Newcastle University. Her publications include Rhetoric (2007) in the New Critical Idiom series.
Volume IrnList of entries ixrnNotes on contributors xvrnIntroduction xlvrnAcknowledgements liiirnEnglish Renaissance Literature A-F 1rnVolume IIrnList of entries ixrnNotes on contributors xvrnEnglish Renaissance Literature G-O 375rnVolume IIIrnList of entries ixrnNotes on contributors xvrnEnglish Renaissance Literature P-Z 757rnIndex 1089
Featuring entries composed by leading international scholars, The Encyclopedia of English Renaissance Literature presents comprehensive coverage of all aspects of English literature produced from the early 16th to the mid 17th centuries.rn* Comprises over 400 entries ranging from 1000 to 5000 words written by leading international scholarsn* Arranged in A-Z format across three fully indexed and cross-referenced volumesn* Provides coverage of canonical authors and their works, as well as a variety of previously under-considered areas, including women writers, broadside ballads, commonplace books, and other popular literary formsn* Biographical material on authors is presented in the context of cutting-edge critical discussion of literary works.n* Represents the most comprehensive resource available for those working in English Renaissance literary studiesn* Also available online as part of the Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Literature, providing 24/7 access and powerful searching, browsing and cross-referencing capabilities