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Title Reading, society, and politics in early modern England [electronic resource] / edited by Kevin Sharpe and Steven N. Zwicker.

Imprint Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003.

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Description 1 online resource (ix, 363 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Errata: print, politics and poetry in early modern England -- Abandoning the capital in eighteenth-century London -- 'Boasting of silence': women readers in a patriarchal state -- Reading revelations: prophecy, hermeneutics and politics in early modern Britain -- Performances and playbooks: the closing of the theatres and the politics of drama -- Irrational, impractical and unprofitable: reading the news in seventeenth-century Britain -- Reading bodies -- Reading and experiment in the early Royal Society -- Martial, Jonson and the assertion of plagiarism -- The constitution of opinion and the pacification of reading -- Cato's retreat: fabula, historia and the question of constitutionalism in Mr. Locke's anonymous Essay on government.
Summary Reading, Society and Politics in Early Modern England ranges over private and public reading, and over a variety of religious, social, and scientific communities to locate acts of reading in specific historical moments from the sixteenth through the eighteenth centuries.
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Subject Books and reading -- Social aspects -- England -- History.
Books and reading -- Political aspects -- England -- History.
Literature and society -- England -- History.
Book industries and trade -- England -- History.
England -- Intellectual life.
Chronological Term Geschichte 1700-1800
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Sharpe, Kevin (Kevin M.)
Zwicker, Steven N.
Other Form: Print version: Reading, society, and politics in early modern England. Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003 0521824346 (DLC) 2002035078 (OCoLC)51020273
ISBN 9780511062230 (electronic bk.)
0511062230 (electronic bk.)
0511121350 (electronic bk.)
9780511121357 (electronic bk.)