Civil idolatry : desacralizing and monarchy in Spenser, Shakespeare, and Milton /
This book discusses the tensions in major Renaissance literary texts between the cult of monarchy and its subversions by Christianity. It corrects some modern scholars' assumptions of a prevailing divine-right theory of monarchy. A recurring theme from the English mystery plays to Milton propos...
|Published:||Newark, Del. : University of Delaware Press ; Cranbury NJ ; London : Associated University Presses, 1992.|
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