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Literature and Culture in Early Modern London

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ISBN-10: 0521021979

ISBN-13: 9780521021975

Edition: 2005

Authors: Lawrence Manley

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A comprehensive account of the changing image and influence of early modern London through its literature ranging from ballads to plays to sermons. Manley shows how the literature and culture contributed to the new structures of capitalism and the process of behaviour urbanisation.
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Book details

List price: $72.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/3/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 620
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.090
Language: English

The Invention of London
The city and humanism
London and the languages of Tudor complaint
Fictions of Settlement
From matron to monster: London and the languages of urban description
The emergence of a Tudor capital: Spenser's epic vision
Scripts for the pageant: the ceremonies of London
Techniques of Settlement
To be a man in print: pamphlet morals and urban ideology
Essential difference: the projects of satire
The uses of enchantment: Jacobean city comedy and romance
The Dissemination of Urban Culture
Metropolis: the creation of an august style
In place of place: London and liberty in the puritan revolution