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The advice to princes tradition in Scottish literature, 1450-1500

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The regions of James II, III, and IV in the second half of the fifteenth century in Scotland saw a distinctive flowering of advice to princes literature. This is the first account of its kind to examine in detail the sources, arguments, and extent of political comment of each individual work. In particular it employs both literary and historical sources to reveal the largely unrecognized impact of continental, especially French, political thought, on a number of writers. The study opens w...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Faculty of English Language and Literature
Publication date:
1986
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Barcode:
602354631
URN:
uuid:a93e3e2d-89ce-4d4a-bcbf-47aa24f93e5c
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td:602354631

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