Courtly Letters in the Age of Henry VIII: Literary Culture and the Arts of Deceit
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Courtly Letters in the Age of Henry VIII: Literary Culture and the Arts of Deceit

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ISBN-13:
9780521035279
Einband:
Taschenbuch
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.11.2006
Seiten:
272
Autor:
Seth Lerer
Gewicht:
404 g
Format:
229x152x15 mm
Serie:
18, Cambridge Studies in Renaissan
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

List of illustrations; Acknowledgements; Note on editions and abbreviations; 1. Pretexts: Chaucer's Pandarus and the origins of courtly discourse; 2. The King's Pandars: performing courtiership in the 1510s; 3. The King's hand: body politics in the letters of Henry VIII; 4. Private quotations, public memories: Troilus and Criseyde and the politics of the manuscript anthology; 5. Wyatt, Chaucer, Tottel: the verse epistle and the subjects of the courtly lyric; Notes; Index.
A study of the culture of spectatorship and voyeurism that shaped early Tudor English literary life.