British identities and English Renaissance literature /
|Published:||Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002.|
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Table of Contents:
- Introduction / David Baker and Willy Maley
- Part I.
- 1. Opening the field: British history and 'The British history': The same old story? / Philip Schwyzer
- 2. An uncertain union / David Baker and Willy Maley
- 3. Revising criticism: Ireland and the British model / Andrew Murphy
- Part II. Contested Peripheries
- 4. 'The lost British lamb': English Catholic exiles and the problem of Britain / Christopher Highley
- 5. 'Making history': Holinshed's Irish chronicles, 1577 and 1587 / Richard A. McCabe
- Part III. British Shakespeare
- 6. Henry IV: metatheatrical Britain / Matthew Greenfield
- 7. Uncertain unions: Welsh leeks in Henry V / Patricia Parker
- 8. Delving to the root: Cymbeline, Scotland, and the English race / Mary Floyd-Wilson
- Part IV. Union Questions
- 9. Reinventing the matter of Britain: undermining the state in Jacobean masques Jayne / Elisabeth Archer and Philippa Berry
- 10. Mapping British identities: Speed's Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine / Christopher Ivic
- Part V. Britain's Brave New World
- 11. Bruited abroad: John White and Thomas Harriot's Colonial Representations of Ancient Britain / Andrew Hadfield
- 12. The Commonwealth of the Word: New England, Old England, and the Praying Indians / Linda Gregerson
- Part VI. Restoring Britain
- 13. Orrery's Ireland and the British problem, 1641-1679 / John Kerrigan
- 14. Jacobite literature and national Identities / Murray Pittock
- Part VII.
- 15. Historians respond: literature and the new British and Irish histories / Jane Ohlmeyer
- 16. Text, time, and the pursuit of 'British Identities' / Derek Hirst
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