Changing Roots of a Literary Society
In order to explore the aspects of 16th and 17th century English Prose we must first understand that over the course of those two hundred years, an extraordinary amount of social upheaval and reformation took place. Several changes occurred politically, religiously, and socially. In order to follow the path of English prose, I shall illustrate the use of different pieces of literature during these changing times.
Prose, being a
showed first 75 words of 1601 total
showed last 75 words of 1601 total
Norton Topics Online:
1.) “Civil Wars of Ideas: Seventeenth-Century Politics, Religion, and Culture”.
2.) “Contesting Cultural Norms: Education of Women”.
3.) “Gender, Family, Household: Seventeenth-Century Norms and
Partides, C.A. and R.B. Waddington, eds. The Age of Milton: Background to 17th Century Literature. Manchester University Books: 1980.