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Early Modern Literature in History
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Rethinking the Turn to Religion in Early Modern English Literature

The Poetics of All Believers

Authors: Kneidel, G.

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Offering new readings of major eary modern English poets such as Spenser, Milton and Donne, Kneidel counters the trend among literary critics to associate early modern religion with Pauline inwardness and self-formation by showing how these writers took Saint Paul as a model of rhetorical skill and political acumen.

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GREGORY KNEIDEL is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Connecticut, USA. He has published numerous articles in journals including Renaissance Topologies, English Literary Renaissance, Christianity and Literature, Studies in English Literature and Modern Philology, and contributions to The Milton Encyclopedia, The Age of Milton and The Dictionary of Literary Biography.

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'[-] will be of interest to readers with a focused interest in Pauline studies. It will also have an audience with those interested in religious themes and ideas found in literature. I commend Kneidel's book to both groups.' - Michael K Jones, United Church of Canada, Theological Book Review


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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Rethinking the Turn to Religion in Early Modern English Literature
Book Subtitle
The Poetics of All Believers
Authors
Series Title
Early Modern Literature in History
Copyright
2008
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-57368-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VII, 203
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