Publisher description for Seventeenth-century literature and culture / Jim Daems.
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The guide to Seventeenth Century Literature and
Culture provides students with the ideal introduction to literature and its context from 1603-1688, including: - the historical, cultural and intellectual background including religion, politics and culture during the Civil War, Commonwealth and Restoration - major writers and genres including John Donne, George Herbert, Andrew Marvell and John Milton - concise explanations of key terms needed to understand the literature and criticism - key critical approaches from the eighteenth century to the present - a chronology mapping historical events and literary works and further reading including websites and electronic resources.
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.
Literature and society -- England -- History -- 17th century.