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Author Adrian, John M., 1975-
Title Local negotiations of English nationhood, 1570-1680 / John M. Adrian
Imprint Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011
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 Modern History Library  820.935841 A243    AVAILABLE    30550100505799
Descript x, 238 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm
Series Early modern literature in history
Early modern literature in history
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 218-225) and index
Introduction -- Local consciousness in Renaissance England -- William Lambarde and Tudor centralization -- Michael Drayton and Jacobean court culture -- George Herbert and Caroline religious uniformity -- Izaak Walton, Lucy Hutchinson, and the experience of Civil War -- The country house poem and the localization of Empire
"Even in an age of emerging nationhood, English men and women still thought very much in terms of their parishes, towns, and counties. This book examines the vitality of early modern local consciousness and its deployment by writers to mediate the larger political, religious, and cultural changes of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries"-- Provided by publisher
Subject English prose literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism
Regionalism in literature
Local history in literature
National characteristics, English, in literature
Literature and society -- England -- History -- 16th century
Literature and society -- England -- History -- 17th century
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