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  • Paperback: 375 pages
  • Publisher: University Of Chicago Press; 1 edition (Feb. 7 1995)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0226326349
  • ISBN-13: 978-0226326344
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 2.8 x 22.9 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 422 g
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From Library Journal

Prompted by Edmund Spenser's question, "Why a God's name, may not we, as else the Greeks, have the kingdom of our own language?", literary historian Helgerson views 16th-century England as a kingdom in search of its national identity. He analyzes examples of poetry, law, cartographic descriptions, accounts of overseas expansion, theater, and religious opinion of the times, using such diverse works as Spenser's Faerie Queene , Coke's Institutes of the Laws of England , Camden's Britannia , Speed's Theater of the Empire of Great Britain , Drayton's Poly-Olbion , Hakluyt's Principal Navigations of the English Nation , Shakespeare's English history plays, and Hooker's Laws of Ecclesiastical Polity. He then skillfully demonstrates how each of these works, in its own way, reflected England's attempt to resolve the conflict between antiquity and the Middle Ages, find its place on the map, question monarchic power, and represent social communities, in a unique era of national self understanding. Recommended for academic libraries.
- Jacqueline Adams, Carroll Cty. P.L., Westminster, Md.
Copyright 1992 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

About the Author

Richard Helgerson is a professor of English at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is the author of "The Elizabethan Prodigals" and "Self-Crowned Laureates: Spenser, Jonson, Milton, and the Literary System," as well as "Forms of Nationhood: The Elizabethan Writing of England," which won the British Council Prize in the Humanities and the James Russell Lowell Prize of the Modern Language Association.

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