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Distant Voices Still HeardContemporary Readings of French Renaissance Literature

Distant Voices Still Heard: Contemporary Readings of French Renaissance Literature

John O'Brien and Malcolm Quainton

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237853
eISBN:
9781846312977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312977
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This book aims to introduce readings of French Renaissance literature, drawing on the perspectives of contemporary literary theories. The volume is organised by paired readings of five major ... More

Essaying Montaigne:A Study of the Renaissance Institution of Writing and Reading

Essaying Montaigne:: A Study of the Renaissance Institution of Writing and Reading

John O'Neill

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239963
eISBN:
9781846313059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313059
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The author reads Michel de Montaigne's Essays from their central principle of friendship as a communicative and pedagogical practice operative in society, literature, and politics. The friendship ... More

Tyranny and UsurpationThe New Prince and Lawmaking Violence in Early Modern Drama

Tyranny and Usurpation: The New Prince and Lawmaking Violence in Early Modern Drama

Doyeeta Majumder

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781786941688
eISBN:
9781789623260
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941688.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This book examines the fraught relationship between the sixteenth-century formulations of the theories of sovereign violence, tyranny and usurpation and the manifestations of these ideas on the ... More

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