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Early Modern Literature in History

The Persian Empire in English Renaissance Writing, 1549-1622

Authors: Grogan, J.

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The Persian Empire in English Renaissance Writing, 1549-1622 studies the conception of Persia in the literary, political and pedagogic writings of Renaissance England and Britain. It argues that writers of all kinds debated the means and merits of English empire through their intellectual engagement with the ancient Persian empire.

About the authors

Jane Grogan is a Lecturer in Renaissance Literature at the School of English, Drama and Film at University College Dublin, Ireland. She is the author of Exemplary Spenser (2009; winner of the Isabel MacCaffrey prize) and the editor of Celebrating Mutabilitie: Essays on Edmund Spenser's Mutabilitie Cantos (2010) and several journal articles.

Table of contents (6 chapters)

  • Introduction: Reading Persia in Renaissance England

    Grogan, Jane

    Pages 1-31

  • Classical Persia: Making Kings and Empires

    Grogan, Jane

    Pages 32-69

  • Romance Persia: ‘Nourse of Pompous Pride’

    Grogan, Jane

    Pages 70-111

  • Staging Persia: ‘To ride in triumph through Persepolis’

    Grogan, Jane

    Pages 112-149

  • Sherley Persia: ‘Agible things’

    Grogan, Jane

    Pages 150-179

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Persian Empire in English Renaissance Writing, 1549-1622
Authors
Series Title
Early Modern Literature in History
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-31880-0
DOI
10.1057/9781137318800
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-34326-9
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-34461-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 256
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