Lying in early modern English culture: from the oath of supremacy to the oath of allegiance

Hadfield, Andrew (2017) Lying in early modern English culture: from the oath of supremacy to the oath of allegiance. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780198789468

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Abstract

A major study of lying in the English Renaissance. Analyses case studies of lying including the Anne Boleyn trial, the Frances Howard divorce case, the execution of Thomas More, the 1587 herring prophecy, and the Dell murder case. Genuinely interdisciplinary, covering literature, theology, history, popular culture, legal history, rhetoric, and politics. Studies literary figures such as Shakespeare, Donne, Spenser, Jonson, More, Erasmus, and Montaigne in a new light. Helps readers understand how important and complicated issues are related to everyday concerns

Item Type: Book
Schools and Departments: School of English > English
Research Centres and Groups: Centre for Early Modern and Medieval Studies
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PR English literature > PR2199 English renaissance (1500-1640)
Depositing User: Andrew Hadfield
Date Deposited: 28 Mar 2018 15:02
Last Modified: 28 Mar 2018 15:02
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/74702
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