Buy New
$22.36
Qty:1
  • List Price: $30.95
  • Save: $8.59 (28%)
FREE Shipping on orders over $35.
Only 3 left in stock (more on the way).
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com.
Gift-wrap available.
Rogues and Early Modern E... has been added to your Cart
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See all 2 images

Rogues and Early Modern English Culture Paperback – August 30, 2006

1 customer review

See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price New from Used from
Paperback
"Please retry"
$22.36
$22.36 $19.30

Alternating Current by Octavio Paz
"Alternating Current" by Octavio Paz
A scintillating thinker and a prescient voice on emerging world culture, Paz reveals himself here as “a man of electrical passions, paradoxical visions, alternating currents of thoughts, and feeling that runs hot but never cold. Learn more | See related books
$22.36 FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Only 3 left in stock (more on the way). Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available.


Editorial Reviews

Review

". . . rogues represent the range, diversity, and tensions within early modern scholarship, making this quite simply the best overview of their significance then and now."
---Jonathan Dollimore, York University


"A model of cross-disciplinary exchange . . . an exciting contribution to early modern studies, for both scholars and students."
---Alexandra W. Halasz, Dartmouth College
--This text refers to the Hardcover edition.

About the Author

Craig Dionne is Professor of English Literature at Eastern Michigan University.

Steve Mentz is Assistant Professor of English at St. John's University.

--This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE

Best Books of the Month
Best Books of the Month
Want to know our Editors' picks for the best books of the month? Browse Best Books of the Month, featuring our favorite new books in more than a dozen categories.

Product Details

  • Paperback: 424 pages
  • Publisher: University of Michigan Press; New edition edition (August 30, 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0472031775
  • ISBN-13: 978-0472031771
  • Product Dimensions: 6.1 x 1.1 x 9.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.3 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,740,009 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

More About the Author

I teach Shakespeare and Renaissance Literature at St. John's in New York. Right now I'm working on early modern maritime culture, including a new book, *At the Bottom of Shakespeare's Ocean* (2009), a gallery exhibition at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC, "Lost at Sea: The Ocean in the English Imagination, 1550 - 1750" (June - September, 2010), and a work-in-progress on shipwreck narratives from Shakespeare through Defoe.

I've also written books on prose romance in the age of Shakespeare (*Romance for Sale in Early Modern England*) and early modern criminal literature (*Rogues and Early Modern English Literature*).

Customer Reviews

5 star
100%
4 star
0%
3 star
0%
2 star
0%
1 star
0%
See the customer review
Share your thoughts with other customers

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Derek Alwes on June 30, 2004
Format: Hardcover
This new collection of essays is a unique volume that will not remain that way. The rogue literature of the English Renaissance has been underappreciated for too long, and this work is a significant step toward greater popularity and increased scholarly interest. The essays in this volume demonstrate why Renaissance rogue literature should be of considerable contemporary interest by showing how a social underclass is culturally constructed and how that class reflects the dominant culture in revealing ways.
Like any collection of essays, this collection is a bit uneven in quality, and among the best are three that are reprinted from earlier publications, but most of the essays are very good indeed. And, given the rather narrow historical subject matter, the treatments of rogues in the volume are surprisingly wide-ranging both in material and in theoretical approaches.
This is an important book--one that every early modern scholar needs and that even non-scholars can read with pleasure.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again

Set up an Amazon Giveaway

Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Learn more
Rogues and Early Modern English Culture
This item: Rogues and Early Modern English Culture
Price: $22.36
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com