eBook The Encyclopedia of English Renaissance Literature, 1st Edition

  • Editor: Garrett A. Sullivan, Jr., Alan Stewart
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  • ISBN-10: 1118297350
  • ISBN-13: 9781118297353
  • DDC: 820.9
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 1360 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released June 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Overview

The Encyclopedia Of English Renaissance Literature presents sweeping coverage and in-depth critical analysis of myriad aspects of the English literary landscape from the early 16th to the mid-17th centuries. Featuring over 400 clear and accessible entries on a wide range of writers and literary forms, this comprehensive three-volume collection covers canonical authors and their works - from John Skelton to John Milton as well as a variety of previously under-considered areas, including women writers, writings in manuscript, broadside ballads, commonplace books, and other popular literary forms. Entries are written by leading international scholars and biographical material on authors is presented in the context of cutting-edge critical discussion of literary works, with suggested readings for further study. With its unprecedented breadth of coverage, The Encyclopedia Of English Renaissance Literature is an indispensable resource for students and scholars alike.

Contributors

Contributors

  • Garrett A. Sullivan, Jr.
  • Alan Stewart

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Editorial Board.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
List of Entries.
Notes on Contributors.
Introduction to the Encyclopedia of English Renaissance Literature.
Acknowledgements.
1: Alabaster, William.
2: Allen, William.
3: Andrewes, Lancelot.
4: Anger, Jane.
5: Anonymity.
6: Ascham, Roger.
7: Askew, Anne.
8: Aubrey, John.
9: Audland/Audley, Anne.
10: Avery, Elizabeth.
11: Aylmer, John.
12: Bacon, Anne (Cooke).
13: Bacon, Francis.
14: Baldwin, William.
15: Bale, John.
16: Barclay, Alexander.
17: Barnes, Barnabe.
18: Barnfield, Richard.
19: Barry, Lording.
20: Basset, Mary Roper Clarke.
21: Baxter, Richard.
22: Bayly, Lewis.
23: Beaufort, Margaret.
24: Beaumont, Francis.
25: Beaumont, John.
26: Benlowes, Edward.
27: Berkenhead, John.
28: Bible, the.
29: Biddle, Hester.
30: Birch, William.
31: Blundeville, Thomas.
32: Bodley, Thomas.
33: Boece, Hector.
34: Bolton, Edmund.
35: Book of Common Prayer, the.
36: Boorde, Andrew.
37: Boyle, Robert.
38: Brackley, Elizabeth.
39: Bradstreet, Anne.
40: Brandon, Samuel.
41: Breton, Nicholas.
42: Brewer, Anthony.
43: Broadside Ballads.
44: Brome, Alexander.
45: Brome, Richard.
46: Brooke, Christopher.
47: Browne, Thomas.
48: Browne, William.
49: Bryan, Francis.
50: Bryskett, Lodowick.
51: Buchanan, George.
52: Bullein, William.
53: Bunyan, John.
54: Burton, Robert.
55: Camden, William.
56: Campion, Thomas.
57: Carew, Thomas.
58: Cartwright, William.
59: Cary, Elizabeth.
60: Cary, Lucius, Lord Falkland.
61: Cary, Mary.
62: Cavendish, George.
63: Cavendish, Jane.
64: Cavendish, Margaret.
65: Cavendish, William.
66: Caxton, William.
67: Chaloner, Thomas.
68: Chapman, George.
69: Cheke, John.
70: Chettle, Henry.
71: Chidley, Katherine.
72: Chillingworth, William.
73: Churchyard, Thomas.
74: Chute, Anthony.
75: Clarkson, Lawrence.
76: Cleveland, John.
77: Clifford, Anne.
78: Clinton, Elizabeth.
79: Colet, John.
80: Collins, An.
81: Commonplace Books.
82: Constable, Henry.
83: Copland, Robert.
84: Coppe, Abiezer.
85: Corbett, Richard.
86: Coryate, Thomas.
87: Cotton, Charles, the Younger.
88: Cowley, Abraham.
89: Cox, Leonard.
90: Cranmer, Thomas.
91: Crashaw, Richard.
92: Crooke, Helkiah.
93: Crowley, Robert.
94: Cudworth, Ralph.
95: Daniel, Samuel.
96: Davenant, William.
97: Davies, Eleanor.
98: Davies, John.
99: Day, John.
100: De Vere, Edward, Earl of Oxford.
101: Dekker, Thomas.
102: Delaval, Elizabeth.
103: Deloney, Thomas.
104: Denham, John.
105: Devereux, Robert, Earl of Essex.
106: Digby, Kenelm.
107: Donne, John.
108: Douglas, Gawin.
109: Dowland, John.
110: Dowriche, Anne.
111: Drant, Thomas.
112: Drayton, Michael.
113: Drummond, William.
114: Dryden, John.
115: Dunbar, William.
116: Dury, John.
117: Dyer, Edward.
118: Edwards, Richard.
119: Edwards, Thomas.
120: Elizabeth I.
121: Elyot, Thomas.
122: Emblem Books.
123: Evelyn, John.
124: Fage, Mary.
125: Fairfax, Edward.
126: Fanshawe, Ann.
127: Fanshawe, Richard.
128: Farnaby, Thomas.
129: Fell, Margaret.
130: Fenner, Dudley.
131: Fenton, Geoffrey.
132: Ferrers, George.
133: Fisher, Payne.
134: Fitzgeffrey, Henry.
135: Fleming, Abraham.
136: Fletcher, John.
137: Fletcher, Phineas.
138: Florio, John.
139: Ford, John.
140: Fox, George.
141: Foxe, John.
142: Fraunce, Abraham.
143: Fulwell, Ulpian.
Title Page.
1: Gardiner, Stephen.
2: Gascoigne, George.
3: Gilbert, Humphrey.
4: Godolphin, Sidney.
5: Godwin, Francis.
6: Golding, Arthur.
7: Goodman, Christopher.
8: Googe, Barnabe.
9: Gorges, Arthur.
10: Gosson, Stephen.
11: Gouge, William.
12: Grafton, Richard.
13: Greene, Robert.
14: Greville, Fulke.
15: Griffin, Bartholomew.
16: Grimald, Nicholas.
17: Grymeston, Elizabeth.
18: Guilpin, Everard.
19: Habington, William.
20: Hake, Edward.
21: Hakluyt, Richard.
22: Hales, John.
23: Halkett, Anne.
24: Hall, Edward.
25: Hall, John, of Durham.
26: Hall, Joseph.
27: Harington, John, the Elder.
28: Harington, John, the Younger.
29: Harley, Brilliana.
30: Harrington, James.
31: Harriot, Thomas.
32: Harrison, William.
33: Hartlib, Samuel.
34: Harvey, Gabriel.
35: Harvey, Richard.
36: Harvey, William.
37: Haughton, William.
38: Hawes, Stephen.
39: Hayward, John.
40: Herbert, Edward, Lord Herbert of Cherbury.
41: Herbert, George.
42: Herbert, Mary (Sidney), Countess of Pembroke.
43: Herrick, Robert.
44: Heywood, John.
45: Heywood, Thomas.
46: Higgins, John.
47: Hobbes, Thomas.
48: Hoby, Margaret.
49: Hoby, Thomas.
50: Holinshed, Raphael.
51: Holland, Philemon.
52: Hooker, Richard.
53: Horman, William.
54: Hoskyns, John.
55: Howard, Anne, Countess of Arundel.
56: Howard, Henry, Earl of Surrey.
57: Howell, James.
58: Howell, Thomas.
59: Hughes, Thomas.
60: Hume, Alexander.
61: Hume, Anna.
62: Humphrey, Laurence.
63: Hutchinson, Lucy.
64: Hyde, Edward, Earl of Clarendon.
65: James VI and I.
66: Jekyll, Elizabeth.
67: Jewel, John.
68: Jinner, Sarah.
69: Jocelin, Elizabeth.
70: Johnson, Cicely and Thurgood, Rose.
71: Johnson, Richard.
72: Jones, Inigo.
73: Jonson, Ben.
74: Jordan, Thomas.
75: Kempe, William.
76: Kendall, Timothy.
77: King, Henry.
78: Knolles, Richard.
79: Knox, John.
80: Kyd, Thomas.
81: Lanyer, Aemilia.
82: Latimer, Hugh.
83: Leigh, Dorothy.
84: Leland, John.
85: Leslie, John.
86: Letters in Print.
87: Lilburne, John.
88: Lilly, William.
89: Lindsay, David.
90: Lisle, William.
91: Lithgow, William.
92: Llwyd, Humphrey.
93: Llwyd, Morgan.
94: Lodge, Thomas.
95: Lodwick, Francis.
96: Lok, Anne.
97: Love, Mary.
98: Lovelace, Richard.
99: Lumley, Jane.
100: Lupton, Thomas.
101: Lyly, John.
102: Mair, John.
103: Major, Elizabeth.
104: Marginalia.
105: Markham, Gervase.
106: Marlowe, Christopher.
107: Marprelate, Martin.
108: Marshall, William.
109: Marston, John.
110: Martin, Dorcas.
111: Marvell, Andrew.
112: Massinger, Philip.
113: May, Thomas.
114: Medwall, Henry.
115: Melville, Elizabeth.
116: Mennes, John and Smith, James.
117: Meres, Francis.
118: Middleton, Elizabeth.
119: Middleton, Thomas.
120: Mildmay, Grace.
121: Milton, John.
122: Moffett, Thomas.
123: Montagu, Walter.
124: More, Henry.
125: More, Thomas.
126: Morison, Richard.
127: Moryson, Fynes.
128: Moulsworth, Martha.
129: Moulton, Thomas.
130: Munday, Anthony.
131: Nashe, Thomas.
132: Nedham, Marchamont.
133: Neville, Frances.
134: Neville, Henry.
135: Newsletters.
136: Niccols, Richard.
137: Norden, John.
138: Northbrooke, John.
139: Norton, Thomas.
140: Ogilby, John.
141: Osborne, Dorothy.
142: Overton, Richard.
143: Owen, Jane.
144: Oxlie, Mary.
Title Page.
1: Pace, Richard.
2: Painter, William.
3: Palsgrave, John.
4: Parker, Henry.
5: Parker, Martin.
6: Parr, Katherine.
7: Paynell, Thomas.
8: Peacham, Henry.
9: Peele, George.
10: Peend, Thomas.
11: Percy, William.
12: Pettie, George.
13: Petty, William.
14: Philips, Katherine.
15: Phillips, John.
16: Platt, Hugh.
17: Ponet, John.
18: Poole, Elizabeth.
19: Porter, Henry.
20: Preston, Thomas.
21: Primrose, Diana.
22: Prynne, William.
23: Psalms and Psalters, Metrical.
24: Pulter, Hester.
25: Purchas, Samuel.
26: Puttenham, George.
27: Quarles, Francis.
28: Rainolds, John.
29: Ralegh, Walter.
30: Randolph, Thomas.
31: Rastell, John.
32: Ravenscroft, Thomas.
33: Recipe Books.
34: Rich, Barnabe.
35: Rich, Mary.
36: Richardson, Elizabeth.
37: Rogers, John.
38: Roper, Margaret.
39: Roper, William.
40: Rowlands, Samuel.
41: Rowley, William.
42: Russell, Lucy, Countess of Bedford.
43: Sackville, Thomas, Earl of Dorset.
44: Sander, Nicholas.
45: Sandys, George.
46: Saxton, Christopher.
47: Scot, Reginald.
48: Scott, Alexander.
49: Selden, John.
50: Sermons.
51: Sexby, Edward.
52: Seymour Sisters.
53: Shakespeare, William.
54: Shelton, Mary.
55: Shepherd, Luke.
56: Shirley, James.
57: Sidney, Philip.
58: Sidney, Robert, Earl of Leicester.
59: Skelton, John.
60: Smith, Thomas.
61: Southwell, Anne.
62: Southwell, Robert.
63: Sowernam, Ester.
64: Speed, John.
65: Speght, Rachel.
66: Spenser, Edmund.
67: St German, Christopher.
68: Stafford, Dorothy.
69: Stanbridge, John.
70: Stanley, Thomas.
71: Stanyhurst, Richard.
72: Starkey, Thomas.
73: Sterry, Peter.
74: Stow, John.
75: Streater, John.
76: Strode, William.
77: Stubbes, Philip.
78: Suckling, John.
79: Sutcliffe, Alice.
80: Swetnam, Joseph.
81: Sylvester, Joshua.
82: Taylor, Jeremy.
83: Taylor, John.
84: Thimelby, Gertrude.
85: Thomas, William.
86: Thornton, Alice.
87: Tichborne, Chidiock.
88: Tofte, Robert.
89: Totney, Thomas.
90: Tourneur, Cyril.
91: Townshend, Aurelian.
92: Traherne, Thomas.
93: Trapnel, Anna.
94: Turbervile, George.
95: Tusser, Thomas.
96: Tyler, Margaret.
97: Tyndale, William.
98: Tyrwhit, Elizabeth.
99: Udall, Nicholas.
100: Underdowne, Thomas.
101: Urquhart, Thomas.
102: Vaughan, Henry.
103: Vaughan, Thomas.
104: Verse Miscellanies, Manuscript.
105: Verse Miscellanies, Printed.
106: Verstegan, Richard.
107: Waller, Edmund.
108: Walton, Izaak.
109: Walwyn, William.
110: Warner, William.
111: Watson, Thomas.
112: Weamys, Anna.
113: Webbe, William.
114: Webster, John.
115: Weever, John.
116: Weston, Elizabeth Jane.
117: Wheare, Degory.
118: Wheathill, Anne.
119: Whetstone, George.
120: Whichcote, Benjamin.
121: White, Robert.
122: Whitney, Geoffrey.
123: Whitney, Isabella.
124: Whittinton, Robert.
125: Whythorne, Thomas.
126: Wight, Sarah.
127: Wild, Robert.
128: Wilkins, John.
129: Wilson, Robert.
130: Wilson, Thomas.
131: Winstanley, Gerrard.
132: Wither, George.
133: Wolley, Hannah.
134: Wotton, Henry.
135: Wright, Thomas.
136: Wroth, Mary.
137: Wyatt, Thomas.
Index.