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  • Author:
    Steven N. Zwicker
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    0801420709
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    978-0801420702
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    Cornell University Press (March 30, 1993)
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    272 pages
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Lines of Authority is an important contribution to the study of seventeenth-century English literature and politics and provides an extremely fruitful model for further studies of Restoration texts.

Lines of Authority is an important contribution to the study of seventeenth-century English literature and politics and provides an extremely fruitful model for further studies of Restoration texts. Scott Campbell Lucas, Duke University Renaissance Quarterly). This item: Lines of Authority: Politics and English Literary Culture, 1649–1689.

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Home Browse Books Book details, Lines of Authority: Politics and . Lines of Authority is an essay in literary history and critical reading.

Home Browse Books Book details, Lines of Authority: Politics and English Literary. Lines of Authority: Politics and English Literary Culture, 1649-1689. I have tried to describe a historical moment in ways that allow us to read its politics and literature together. My theme is partisanship as the grounding of politics and culture, the defining condition, in the middle and later decades of the seventeenth century, not only of political action but of writing and reading. This book is not, however, a narrative of influence but an argument about the role of polemic in the imagination.

Zwicker's analysis provides a new understanding of the connections between politics and aesthetics in the later .

Zwicker's analysis provides a new understanding of the connections between politics and aesthetics in the later seventeenth century and an appreciation for the texture of this culture.

Lines of Authorityis an essay in literary history and critical reading.

Focusing on the turbulent years between the execution of Charles I and the triumph of William III, Steven N. Zwicker reads English literature as a series of brilliant and deeply engaged polemical contests.

Volume 49 Issue 4. Steven N. Zwicker. Renaissance Quarterly. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 1993. Scott Campbell Lucas (a1).

Lines of Authority: Politics and English Literary Culture, 1649-1689. Refiguring Revolutions: Aesthetics and Politics from the English Revolution to the Romantic Revolution. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1993. Politics of Discourse: The Literature and History of Seventeenth-Century England. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1987. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1998. John Dryden: A Tercentenary Miscellany. San Marino, CA: Huntington Library, 2001.

Lines of Authority: Politics and English Literary Culture, 1649-1689.

EN228: Seventeenth Century: The First Modern Age of English Literature. Section: General Studies and Historical, Social, Cultural Contexts. Next: John Donne: a life.

Focusing on the turbulent years between the execution of Charles I and the triumph of William III, Steven N. Zwicker reads English literature as a series of brilliant and deeply engaged polemical contests. Zwicker juxtaposes overtly polemical writings―pamphlets, broadsides, and ballads―with canonical works, including epic, historical verse, tragedy, and satire, in order to demonstrate how literature not only reflected on political action but also formed an important site of political exchange. Zwicker maintains that the sources of Restoration culture lay within the civil war years of the 1640s and that the memory of those years shaped writing and politics for the remainder of the century. In sensitive readings of such classic texts as Walton's Compleat Angler, Marvell's First Anniversary and Last Instructions, Milton's Paradise Lost, Dryden's Annus Mirabilis and Absalom and Achitophel, and Locke's Two Treatises of Government, he shows how these texts both engaged with pamphlet, squib, and broadside and challenged one another over the possession of cultural authority. Zwicker's analysis provides a new understanding of the connections between politics and aesthetics in the later seventeenth century and an appreciation for the texture of this culture. Successfully integrating literary history and political analysis, Lines of Authority will be valuable reading for a broad audience in the fields of Restoration and Protectorate literature, literary history, cultural and intellectual history, and the history of political thought.