Statement of responsibility: edited by Elizabeth Sauer
ISBN: 1108422683, 9781108422680
Intended audience: Specialized.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
xv, 402 p. : illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm
Early modern British literature in transition ; v. 3
National characteristics, English, in literature.; Nationalism in literature.; English literature Early modern, 1500-1700 History and criticism.; English literature 18th century History and criticism.; Literature.; Great Britain History 1660-1714.
Early modern British literature in transition ; v. 3.
- Introduction: national transitions, literary transitions Elizabeth Sauer
- Part I. Generic Transitions: 1. Pedantry and party politics: essays in the public sphere Denise Gigante
- 2. 'Familiar things ... made new': epic and mock-epic verse, 1660-1714 Mark Blackwell
- 3. The satiric contract David Rosen and Aaron Santesso
- 4. Tragedy, comedy, tragicomedy and the incubation of new genres: 1660-1714 Marcie Frank
- 5. Travel literature and the emergent nation Clement Hawes
- Part II. Ideological Transitions: 6. Literature, religion and party politics, 1660-1714 Melinda S. Zook
- 7. The dissidence of dissent in late seventeenth-century English literature Elizabeth Sauer
- 8. Power and profit: literature and the English commercial empire, 1651-1714 Ramesh Mallipeddi
- 9. 'Heaven's center, nature's lap': literary models of nation and empire, 1660-1714 Suvir Kaul
- 10. Brave new world: a Restoration debate Margaret Kean
- Part III. Cultural Transitions: 11. Female wits and the late Stuart stage Bridget Orr
- 12. Deregulating the libertine mind: wine, wit, and wanton fancy James Steintrager
- 13. After libertinism: the passions of the polite Christian hero Christopher Tilmouth
- 14. Chymistry, primary qualities, and empirical knowledge Helen Thompson
- 15. Information and irony Sean Silver
- Part IV. Local Transitions: 16. Nation and environment in Britain, 1660-1705 Robert Markley
- 17. Creating the territories of recreation: parks, squares, and the exotic in London's little wilderness Kevin L. Cope
- 18. Early English sinology, 1577-1688 William Poole
- 19. John Dryden and Anne Killigrew: postmortems on the Restoration Jennifer Brady
- 20. In defense of the short eighteenth century: 1714 as year zero Pat Rogers.