The Age of Milton: An Encyclopedia of Major 17th-Century British and American Authors

Synopsis

The 17th century was a time of significant cultural and political change. The era saw the rise of exploration and travel, the growth of the scientific method, and the spread of challenges to conventional religion. Many of these developments occurred in England and North America, and literature of the period reflects the intellectual and emotional fervor of the age. This reference chronicles the lives and works of more than 75 British and American writers of the 17th century.

Additional information

Contributors:
Includes content by:
  • Richard Eversole
  • Douglas S. Bruster
  • Erin Murphy
  • Keith M. Botelho
  • Julie Robin Solomon
  • Richard Eversole
  • Douglas S. Bruster
  • Erin Murphy
  • Keith M. Botelho
  • Julie Robin Solomon
  • D. Susan Kendrick
  • Thomas Howard Crofts III
  • Gerald Edward Bunker
  • Gail Wood
  • Adam Kitzes
  • Richard F. Hardin
  • Albert J. Geritz
  • Glenn Sucich
  • Ellen Thompson McCabe
  • Pamela K. Shaffer
  • Amy Wolf
  • Rika Drea
  • Nancy Hager
  • Shelley Lepoudre Wiebe
  • John A. Shedd
  • Ron Levao
  • Richard J. Squibbs
  • Maureen Godman
  • Hugh Macrae Richmond
  • Ron Harris
  • Sonja Hansard-Weiner
  • Andrew D. Weiner
  • Greg Kneidel
  • Regina Masiello
  • Louis A. Gebhard
  • Richard Harp
  • Lorraine Melita
  • Nhora Lucia Serrano
  • Erika L. Farr
  • Bryan A. Hampton
  • Brian Walsh
  • Mimi Yiu
  • Margaret J. Arnold
  • John Huntington
  • James Grantham Turner
  • Claire I. R. O'Mahony
  • Michael Bryson
  • Vicki Janik
  • Michael T. Masiello
  • Laurie Ellinghausen
  • Patrick D. Enright
  • Gary Bouchard
  • Velma Bourgeois Richmond
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 2004