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Criticism and Compliment

The Politics of Literature in the England of Charles I

Criticism and Compliment( )
Author: Sharpe, Kevin
Series title:Cambridge Studies in Early Modern British History Ser.
ISBN:978-0-521-34239-1
Publication Date:Dec 1987
Publisher:Cambridge University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $140.00
Book Description:

Criticism and Compliment examines the poems, plays and masques of the three figures who succeeded Ben Jonson as authors of court entertainments in the England of Charles I. The courtly literature of Caroline England has been dismissed by critics and characterised by historians as propaganda for Charles I's absolutism penned by sycophantic hirelings. Kevin Sharpe questions the assumptions on which these evaluations have been based. Challenging the traditional argument for a polarity...
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Book Details
Pages:322
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.2 x 22.8 x 2.2 cm
Book Weight:0.542 Kilograms



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