By Donna B. Hamilton
This Concise Companion launches scholars into the research of English Renaissance literature in the course of the relevant contexts that educated it.
Chapter 1 Economics (pages 11–31): S. P. Cerasano
Chapter 2 faith (pages 32–53): Donna B. Hamilton
Chapter three Royal Marriage and the Royal Succession (pages 54–74): Paul E. J. Hammer
Chapter four Patronage, Licensing, and Censorship (pages 75–93): Richard Dutton
Chapter five Humanism, Rhetoric, schooling (pages 94–113): Peter Mack
Chapter 6 Manuscripts in Early smooth England (pages 114–135): Heather Wolfe
Chapter 7 commute, Exploration, and Empire (pages 136–159): Ralph Bauer
Chapter eight inner most lifestyles and Domesticity (pages 160–179): Lena Cowen Orlin
Chapter nine Treason and uprising (pages 180–199): Andrew Hadfield
Chapter 10 Shakespeare and the Marginalized “Others” (pages 200–216): Carole Levin
Chapter eleven Cosmology and the physique (pages 217–237): Cynthia Marshall
Chapter 12 Life?Writing (pages 238–256): Alan Stewart
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At the very least, a revisionist account needs to take in hand the degree to which Catholics remained in dialogue with Protestants. That recognition both reintroduces the Catholic activity and clarifies the degree to which Protestant writing was not merely anti-Catholic in general, but often constituted a reply to a specific Catholic challenge. The introduction of Catholic matters into discussions that have been oblivious of any English Catholic presence also embellishes the list of historical events in relation to which one maps both literary and historical narratives.
References and Further Reading Alcock, N. W. 1993. People at Home: Living in a Warwickshire Village, 1500–1800. Chichester: Phillimore, 1993. Archer, Ian W. 1991. The Pursuit of Stability: Social Relations in Elizabethan London. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Bentley, G. E. 1971. The Profession of Dramatist in Shakespeare’s Time, 1590–1642. Princeton: Princeton University Press. Bowden, Peter J. 1962. The Wool Trade in Tudor and Stuart England. London: Macmillan. Bowden, Peter J. 1990. Economic Change: Wages, Profits, and Rents, 1500–1750.
Continuing Protestant reform movements offered their own challenge to authority. The Puritan movement of the 1570s and 1580s had criticized the use of the surplice associated with the pope and with bishops, and eschewed kneeling and the use of the cross in baptism. The Presbyterian movement that Charke and Field had led attacked the establishment on other grounds, because their program advocated parity among ministers and autonomy for individual congregations, views that challenged the underpinnings of both episcopacy and monarchy.