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The Witness of times : manifestations of ideology in seventeenth century England /
edited by Katherine Z. Keller & Gerald J. Schiffhorst.
Pittsburgh, Pa. : Duquesne University Press, c1993.
x, 308 p. ; 24 cm.
0820702528 :
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Pittsburgh, Pa. : Duquesne University Press, c1993.
0820702528 :
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-294) and index.
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A collection of eleven essays examining, through a variety of venues, the extent to which ideological representations interact with what is arguably the radical dialectic of the period: the increasing significance of power rather than authority as an ideological framework.
Table of Contents
Introductionp. 1
Sacred Literature and Profane Religion: The Modernity of Herbert of Cherburyp. 14
Propaganda and the Pulpit: Robert Cecil, William Barlow and the Essex and Gunpowder Plotsp. 34
The Triumph of London: Lord Mayor's Day Pageants and the Rise of the Cityp. 53
Bringing Forth Wonders: Temporal and Divine Power in The Tempestp. 69
The Politics of Disguise: Drama and Political Theory in the Early Seventeenth Centuryp. 90
Angels, Alchemists and Exchange: Commercial Ideology in Court and City Comedy, 1596-1610p. 121
Imagination and Ideology in Macbethp. 148
The Uses of Deception: From Cromwell to Miltonp. 174
Lady Falkland's Reentry into Writing: Anglo-Catholic Consensual Discourse and her Edward II as Historical Fictionp. 201
"This Giant Has Wounded Me as Well as Thee": Reading Bunyan's Violence and/as Authorityp. 218
Imagining New Worlds: Milton, Galileo and the "Good Old Cause"p. 238
Notesp. 261
Indexp. 297
About the Contributorsp. 307
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