Beispielbild für diese ISBN

Ceremony and Community from Herbert to Milton: Literature, Religion and Cultural Conflict in Seventeenth-Century England


1 Bewertungen bei Goodreads
ISBN 10: 0521593557 / ISBN 13: 9780521593557
Verlag: Cambridge University Press, 1998
Gebraucht Zustand: Fine Hardcover
Verkäufer St Philip's Books, P.B.F.A., B.A. (Oxford, Vereinigtes Königreich)

AbeBooks Verkäufer seit 7. März 2003

Anzahl: 1

Gebraucht kaufen
Preis: EUR 50,91 Währung umrechnen
Versand: EUR 8,42 Von Vereinigtes Königreich nach USA Versandziele, Kosten & Dauer
In den Warenkorb legen


~Owner's signature to front endpage. Size: xiii, 275pp., frontis. With dw. Buchnummer des Verkäufers WW0573

Dem Anbieter eine Frage stellen

Bibliografische Details

Titel: Ceremony and Community from Herbert to ...

Verlag: Cambridge University Press

Erscheinungsdatum: 1998

Einband: Hardback


Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Fine

Über diesen Titel


This book examines the relationship between literature and religious conflict in seventeenth-century England, showing how literary texts grew out of and addressed the contemporary controversy over ceremonial worship. Examining the meaning and function of religion in seventeenth-century England, Achsah Guibbory shows that the conflicts over religious ceremony that were central to the English Revolution had broad cultural significance. She offers new and original readings of Herbert, Herrick, Browne and Milton in this context.


"In this well-written and informative book, the author brings together cultural history, the history of religion, and formalist literary analysis to show how imaginative literature functioned in this conflict. A good choice for graduate and research collections supporting studies of 17th-century religious literature." Choice

"...Guibbory is able to enter sympathetically into these several spiritualities while maintaining an appropriate critical perspective and an unostentatious professionalism." R.D. Stock, Christianity & Literature

"Achsah Guibbory's focused and cogently argued Ceremony and Community from Herbert to Milton: Literature, Religion and Cultural Conflict in Seventeenth-Century England serves to remind us of the function of first-rate criticism to provide us with that fresh perspective which enlivens and re-invigorates our approach to often-read works." Seventeenth-Century News

"This learned and imaginative book should prove of major interest to all students of Stuart England and the Interregnum. Its originality, and much of its importance, derive from its fusion of literary and historical evidence; its sensible reassessment of recent scholarship on the bearing of conflicting ideas of ceremonial worship on concepts of religious, cultural, and social community; and its fresh readings and reinterpretations of four major authors of mid-century England." John M. Steadman, Albion

"...a book that is a comprehensively researched, impeccably organized, clearly written, and persuasively argued analysis of some of the key conflicts that energized seventeenth-century England....wonderfully successful. Ceremony and Community from Herbert to Milton provocatively reimmerses seventeenth-century literature in its broader ideological context and persuasively shows that the properly informed reader of Herbert, Browne, Herrick, and Milton must always be alert to the complex and inextricably mixed mode of their works: as aesthetic artifacts, devotional meditations, and philosophical and political polemics." Sidney Gottlieb, George Herbert Journal

"This valuable book focuses on the implications for literary culture of one of the most divisive issues in seventeenth-century England, the role of ceremony and ritual in religious worship. Written in a clear, engaging style, Ceremony and Community makes an important contribution to our understanding of literary and religious culture in seventeenth-century England. The book's sympathetic account of the ceremonialist mentality is especially appealling. The book's treatment of puritan ideology, if less satisfying, is at any rate certain to provoke further discussion." Kevin J. Donovan, Ben Jonson Journal

„Über diesen Titel“ kann sich auf eine andere Ausgabe dieses Titels beziehen.


We are located in central Oxford, opposite Christ Church gardens. The shop is open 10am-5pm, Monday to Saturday. There are about 9,000 books to browse. The nearest car park is at Westgate; we are 15 minutes walk from Oxford rail station.

Zur Homepage des Verkäufers


Payment with order please, preferably by credit/debit card (VISA, MASTERCARD,
SWITCH, SOLO) or PayPal. Eurocheques in sterling, cheques in foreign currencies
and cheques drawn on banks outside the UK may be accepted but £5.00 will be
added to the invoice total to cover bank conversion fees. Books may be returned
for a full refund of purchase price provided we are notified within 7 days of
receipt. St Philip's Books Ltd, 82 St Aldates, Oxford OX1 1RA, is a limited
company (Company no. 07020266, s...

Mehr Information

Orders usually ship within 2 business days. Shipping costs are based on parcels weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

Alle Bücher des Anbieters anzeigen

akzeptiert von diesem Verkäufer

Visa Mastercard American Express Carte Bleue

Vorauskasse PayPal Bankwechsel Banküberweisung