Radical Religion from Shakespeare to Milton: Figures of Nonconformity in Early Modern England
Cambridge University Press, 30.03.2006 - 288 Seiten
The image of the puritan as a dour and repressive character has been central to ways of reading sixteenth- and seventeenth-century history and literature. Kristen Poole's original study challenges this perception arguing that radical reformers were most often portrayed in literature of the period as deviant, licentious and transgressive. Through extensive analysis of early modern pamphlets, sermons, poetry and plays, the fictional puritan emerges as a grotesque and carnivalesque figure. By recovering this lost satirical image, Poole sheds new light on the social role played by anti-puritan rhetoric.
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The puritan in the alehouse Falstaff and the drama of Martin Marprelate
Eating disorder feasting fasting and the puritan bellygod at Bartholomew Fair
Lewd conversations the perversions of the Family of Love
Dissecting sectarianism swarms forms and Thomas Edwardss Gangrena
The descent of dissent monstrous genealogies and Miltons antiprelatical tracts
Not so much as jig leaves Adamites naked Quakers linguistic perfection and Paradise Lost
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