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Leicester's literary patronage

Alternative title:
a study of the English court, 1578-1582
Abstract:

During the Duke of Alençon's second courtship of Queen Elizabeth the Earl of Leicester emerged as the leading opponent of the marriage. At the same time he began to patronize a circle of writers which included Gabriel Harvey, Edmund Spenser and Philip Sidney, who helped to create the 'golden 1 literature of the English Renaissance. In this thesis I investigate their relations with Leicester and by a detailed examination of their main works, such as the Spenser-Harvey Letters, the...

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University of Oxford
Department:
Faculty of English Language and Literature
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Publication date:
1981
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Source identifiers:
602337209
Language:
English
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2013-01-18

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