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Oral Culture and Catholicism in Early Modern England

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ISBN-10: 052112686X

ISBN-13: 9780521126861

Edition: 2009

Authors: Alison Shell

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List price: $54.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/3/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 260
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Alison Shell is Professor of English at University College London. Formerly Professor of English at Durham, she now runs UCL English Department's MA in English: Shakespeare in History. She is an editor and critic, reviewing for the Times Literary Supplement, the Church Times and a number of academic journals. Principal works include: Catholicism, Controversy, and the English Literary Imagination, 1558-1660 (1999), Oral Culture and Catholicism in Early Modern England (2007), and Shakespeare And Religion (2011).

Introduction: Catholicism and oral culture in early modern England
Abbey ruins, sacrilege narratives and the Gothic imagination
Anti-Popery and the supernatural
Answering back: orality and controversy
Martyrs and confessors in oral culture
Conclusion: orality, tradition and truth