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...

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Main Author: Hardin, Richard F.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Newark, Del. : University of Delaware Press ; Cranbury NJ ; London : Associated University Presses, 1992.
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Location: Upper Level

Call Number: 820.9 H262
Notes: Purchased by the Harold W. Johnston Memorial Fund
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