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1535

Tracey A. Sowerby.

in The Oxford History of Popular Print Culture

April 2011; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 5786 words.

This chapter discusses developments in the publishing trade durinig the year 1535. During this period, book trade was adjusting to several changes that affected what material could legally...

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1553

Cathy Shrank.

in The Oxford History of Popular Print Culture

April 2011; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 4176 words.

This chapter discusses developments in the publishing trade in 1553. The year 1553 was unusual in English history, encompassing the reign of three monarchs: Edward VI died on 6 July; his...

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1588–1589

Jesse M. Lander.

in The Oxford History of Popular Print Culture

April 2011; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 9715 words.

This chapter examines the pamphlets published by Martin Marprelate from 1588–1589. It discusses how these pamphlets were peculiarly, even obsessively, concerned with the full range of...

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1603

Matthew Woodcock.

in The Oxford History of Popular Print Culture

April 2011; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 5101 words.

This chapter examines how a number of different works produced during 1603 not only articulate and reflect upon contemporary concerns and expectations but also draw attention to the...

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1625

Thomas Cogswell.

in The Oxford History of Popular Print Culture

April 2011; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 4896 words.

This chapter discusses developments in the publishing trade in 1625. The year witnessed the publication of such literary works as Jonson's The fortunate isles and Middleton's A game at chessnull...

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1641

Jason McElligott.

in The Oxford History of Popular Print Culture

April 2011; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 5147 words.

This chapter provides an overview of popular print during 1641. It analyzes the successive periodic surges of print around the successive issues of the moment—the trial of Strafford; the...

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1645

Margaret J. M. Ezell.

in The Oxford English Literary History

September 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 15322 words.

This section describes context of the political and military events of the changing balance of power in the Civil War as Charles I lost control to Cromwell, Parliament, and the Puritans. It...

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1649

Martin Dzelzainis.

in The Oxford History of Popular Print Culture

April 2011; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 4282 words.

This chapter describes an Act against Unlicensed and Scandalous Books and Pamphlets, and for Better Regulating of Printing passed on 20 September 1649, which turned out to be a much more...

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1653

Kathleen Lynch.

in Protestant Autobiography in the Seventeenth-Century Anglophone World

March 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 26177 words.

A new mode of autobiographical narrative was rapidly codified in England and its Atlantic colonies in the 1650s, with a burst of publications. A strict emphasis on methodologies of assent...

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1659–1660

Margaret J. M. Ezell.

in The Oxford English Literary History

September 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 17468 words.

An overview of events following the death of Oliver Cromwell and the return of Charles II and his court from the Continent. Although John Milton continued to write urging the preservation...

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