The Catholic Imaginary and the Cults of Elizabeth I, 1558-1582
Doran, Susan, The Catholic Historical Review
The Catholic Imaginary and the Cults of Elizabeth I, 1558-1582. By Stephen Hamrick. (Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing. 2009. Pp. viii, 232. $99-95. ISBN 978-0-754-66588-5.)
Stephen Hamrick explains that his objectives in this study are to demonstrate the influences of Catholic worldviews on English "shorter poetry" and to trace how different poets employed representations of Catholicism within the Petrarchan cults of Elizabeth during the first half of her reign. From this, it is evident that his study is a work of literary criticism that (as he readily admits) is deeply indebted to Louis Montrose. Like Montrose, Hamrick takes a historicist approach in re-situating Petrarchan …
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Publication information: Article title: The Catholic Imaginary and the Cults of Elizabeth I, 1558-1582. Contributors: Doran, Susan - Author. Journal title: The Catholic Historical Review. Volume: 97. Issue: 1 Publication date: January 2011. Page number: 144+. © 2003 The Catholic University of America Press. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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