Coinage and State Formation in Early Modern English Literature

A reassessment of the historic relation between money and the state through the lens of early modern English literature, Coinage and State Formation examines the political implications of the monetary form in light of material and visual ...

Coinage and State Formation in Early Modern English Literature

A reassessment of the historic relation between money and the state through the lens of early modern English literature, Coinage and State Formation examines the political implications of the monetary form in light of material and visual properties of coins as well as the persistence of both intrinsic and extrinsic theories of value.

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Coinage and State Formation in Early Modern English Literature
Language: en
Pages: 268
Authors: S. Deng
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-04-11 - Publisher: Springer

A reassessment of the historic relation between money and the state through the lens of early modern English literature, Coinage and State Formation examines the political implications of the monetary form in light of material and visual properties of coins as well as the persistence of both intrinsic and extrinsic
Writing Combat and the Self in Early Modern English Literature
Language: en
Pages: 254
Authors: Jennifer Feather
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-12-22 - Publisher: Springer

By examining these competing depictions of combat that coexist in sixteenth-century texts ranging from Arthurian romance to early modern medical texts, this study reveals both the importance of combat in understanding the humanist subject and the contours of the previously neglected pre-modern subject.
Medicinal Cannibalism in Early Modern English Literature and Culture
Language: en
Pages: 241
Authors: L. Noble
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-04-11 - Publisher: Springer

The human body, traded, fragmented and ingested is at the centre of Medicinal Cannibalism in Early Modern English Literature and Culture , which explores the connections between early modern literary representations of the eaten body and the medical consumption of corpses.
Economies of Literature and Knowledge in Early Modern Europe
Language: en
Pages: 282
Authors: Subha Mukherji, Dunstan Roberts, Rebecca Tomlin, George Oppitz-Trotman
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-22 - Publisher: Springer Nature

Placing ‘literature’ at the centre of Renaissance economic knowledge, this book offers a distinct intervention in the history of early modern epistemology. It is premised on the belief that early modern practices of change and exchange produced a range of epistemic shifts and crises, which, nonetheless, lacked a systematic vocabulary.
Political Turmoil: Early Modern British Literature in Transition, 1623–1660:
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Stephen B. Dobranski
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-01-31 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The early modern period in Britain was defined by tremendous upheaval - the upending of monarchy, the unsettling of church doctrine, and the pursuit of a new method of inquiry based on an inductive experimental model. Political Turmoil: Early Modern Literature in Transition, 1623–1660 offers an innovative and ambitious re-appraisal