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Vulgar eloquence : on the Renaissance invention of English literature / Sean Keilen.

  • Author

    Keilen, Sean.,

  • Date published


  • Publisher

    New Haven, Conn. ; London : Yale University Press, 2006.

  • Subject

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Knowledge Ornithology.

    Whitney, Geffrey, 1548?-1601?. Choice of emblemes.

    Milton, John, 1608-1674. Comus.

    English literature Early modern, 1500-1700 History and criticism

    English literature Classical influences

    Orpheus (Greek mythology) in literature

    Mythology, Classical, in literature

    Nightingale in literature

    Renaissance England

    Birds in literature

  • Accession number


  • Class

    95 history and criticism/

  • ISBN

    030011012X (hbk.)

  • Language


  • Physical description

    224 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.

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Bibliography, etc. note: Includes bibliographical references and index. Formatted contents note: Introduction: Fables of literature -- Choosing Orpheus : the English eloquence of Whitney's Emblemes -- Shakespeare's "Wild musick" -- The ancient neighborhood of Milton's Maske. UK-SuSCL