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Literature and censorship in Renaissance England

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Published by Palgrave in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England,
  • England.
    • Subjects:
    • English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.,
    • Censorship -- England -- History -- 16th century.,
    • Censorship -- England -- History -- 17th century.,
    • Renaissance -- England.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Andrew Hadfield.
      ContributionsHadfield, Andrew.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR423 .L58 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 234 p. ;
      Number of Pages234
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6791175M
      ISBN 100333794109
      LC Control Number00054208

      English literature - English literature - The Renaissance period: – In a tradition of literature remarkable for its exacting and brilliant achievements, the Elizabethan and early Stuart periods have been said to represent the most brilliant century of all. (The reign of Elizabeth I began in and ended with her death in ; she was succeeded by the Stuart king . In earlier times, literature was dominated by the spirit of religion and blind faith. However, in the Renaissance Age, institutions were questioned and re-evaluated. Renaissance broadened and took the cognitive level of the human mind to new heights. Dominance of Reason. In the Renaissance age, it was the reason instead of the religion that.

      This lively and stimulating book guides students through the historical contexts, key figures, texts, themes and issues in sixteenth- and early seventeenth-century English literature. The English Renaissance, sets out the historical and cultural contexts of Renaissance England, highlighting the background voices and events which influenced literary production, including . Censorship has followed the free expressions of men and women like a shadow throughout history. In ancient societies, for example China, censorship was considered a legitimate instrument for regulating the moral and political life of the population. The origin of the term censor can be traced to the office of censor established in Rome i BC.

      The English Renaissance, Blackwell, Blackwell, Andrew Hadfield & Matthew Dimmock, eds. Literature and Popular Culture in Early Modern England. Dictionary of Literary and Dramatic Censorship in Tudor and Stuart England. by Dorothy Auchter. Alphabetically arranged entries explore more than 90 Tudor and Stuart literary and dramatic works which provoked censorship, the historical circumstances that made the work controversial, and the fate of the author.


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Censorship is one of the key controversies debated by Renaissance historians and literary critics. Commentators are divided on a number of questions. Was there once a concerted plan to censor Format: Hardcover.

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Commentators are divided on a number of questions. Was there once a concerted plan to censor all material hostile to the status quo.

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Censorship is one of the key controversies debated by Renaissance historians and literary critics. This is the first collection that brings together the key figures in the field and includes essays by Richard Burt, Janet Clare, Cyndia Clegg, Literature and censorship in Renaissance England book Dutton.

Explicitness and censorship in Tudor and Stuart religious verse / Alison Shell --John Foxe and the godly commonwealth, / David Loades --Licensing and religious censorship in early modern England / Arnold Hunt --Censoring Ireland in Elizabethan England, / Andrew Hadfield --Burning books as propaganda in Jacobean England.

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The history of censorship in England has been well covered bywhose book Freedom of the Press in England, – The Rise and Decline of Government Controls is regarded to be a contributive work to the study of book history and is often cited by other scholars.

This book with the works of Cyndiasan Clegg and John Feather are. Censorship of stage plays was exercised by the Master of the Revels in England by about until the English Civil War in Inpartly as a result of political attacks by Henry Fielding against Robert Walpole, Parliament enacted a law that established "the Examiner of the Stage.

This book examines the ways in which books were produced, read and received during the reign of King James I. It challenges prevailing attitudes that press censorship in Jacobean England differed little from either the 'whole machinery of control' enacted by the Court of Star Chamber under Elizabeth or the draconian campaign implemented by.

Literature and Censorship in Renaissance England (review) R. White; Parergon; Australian and New Zealand Association of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (Inc.) Vol Number 1, January ; pp.

; /pgn; Review ; View Citation; Additional Information. Censorship of Shakespeare’s plays began in the author’s lifetime. In England’s Queen Elizabeth I ordered that all plays to be performed should first be submitted to the Master of the Revels.

Richard Dutton's very well-written Licensing, Censorship and Authorship in Early Modern England consists of nine chapters, the first three of which are "the nub" (xx) of the book, laying our Dutton's account of "the processes of control" (xx).

A history of literary censorship in England that reflects the transformation in the motives for censorship, from political into the 18th century, to blasphemy for the remainder of that century, and then to obscene libel and sexual morality in the 19th century.

The study concludes with a brief consideration of censorship in the 18th century. Literature and censorship in Renaissance England. Censorship is one of the key controversies debated by Renaissance historians and literary critics.

Commentators are divided on a. More recent analyses of censorship in Tudor and Stuart England examine book burning situationally and contextually, by reference to political culture, religious expression, material bibliography, and the currently fashionable history of the best works locate the suppression of texts and the punishment of writers.

Literature and Censorship in Renaissance England (review) Literature and Censorship in Renaissance England (review) White, R. Reviews Hadfield, Andrew, ed., Literature and Censorship in Renaissance England, Houndmills, Palgrave, ; hardback; pp.

; RRP £; ISBN My only, largely. Synopsis Broadening the notion of censorship, this volume explores the transformative role played by early modern censors in the fashioning of a distinct English literature in the sixteenth and seventeenth : Sophie Chiari. Censorship in Renaissance England - 45 no means as easy to follow as Patterson assumes, but they both agree on the common culture of shared values that operated under Elizabeth.

And as Clare argues in a later essay, censorship had a profound effect on writing: ‘It is evident that the concerns of censorship could notFile Size: KB. Censorship is one of the key controversies debated by Renaissance historians and literary critics.

Commentators are divided on a number of questions. Was there once a concerted plan to censor all material hostile to the status quo? Or did authorities only intervene in periods of acute crisis? Evidence of censorship in Shakespeare’s folios shows us in detail some of the ways in which the categories of offense were enacted for literature—oaths were policed as much as speech with more directly political import, for : Nicole Moore."Dorthy Auchter has comilied a most useful Dictionary of Literary and Dramatic Censorship in Tudor and Stuart entries are intrinsically fascinating, dealing as they do with necessarily incendiary material.

This is a very handy compilation and should be of real use as a reference book."-Students in English LiteratureCited by: