1611: Authority, Gender, and the Word in Early Modern England
explores issues of authority, gender, and language within and across the variety of literary works produced in one of most landmark years in literary and cultural history.
- Represents an exploration of a year in the textual life of early modern England
- Juxtaposes the variety and range of texts that were published, performed, read, or heard in the same year, 1611
- Offers an account of the textual culture of the year 1611, the environment of language, and the ideas from which the Authorised Version of the English Bible emerged
Wiley; November 2013
- ISBN 9781118327456
- Read online, or download in secure PDF or secure EPUB format
- Title: 1611
- Author: Helen Wilcox
About The Author
Helen Wilcox is Professor of English at Bangor University, Wales, and Director of the Institute for Medieval and Early Modern Studies at the Universities of Aberystwyth and Bangor. Her most recent major publication was the highly-acclaimed annotated edition of The English Poems of George Herbert (2007).