Betraying Our Selves Forms of Self-Representation in Early Modern English Texts by Na Na
  

Betraying Our Selves Forms of Self-Representation in Early Modern English Texts

Written by Na Na
Illustrated by
Part of the Early Modern Literature in History Series

RRP £115.50

Notify me
when in stock

As soon as this book is back in stock we will send you an email.

Synopsis

Betraying Our Selves Forms of Self-Representation in Early Modern English Texts by Na Na

This is a lively study of the autobiographical instinct in a variety of 16th and 17th century modes of writing in English, from letters and memoirs to pastoral, polemic and street ballads. The book's central concern is how selves are betrayed in texts, particularly in the centuries before the autobiography was a recognized genre. It suggests that self-representation in the early modern period was often indirect, emerging in oblique and surprising ways.

About the Author

Henk Dragstra teaches English Literature, Sheila Ottway recently gained her PhD, and Helen Wilcox is Professor of English Literature, all at the Univerisity of Groningen, The Netherlands.

More books by this author

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Hardback
226 pages

Author

Na Na
More books by Na Na

Publisher

Palgrave Macmillan an imprint of Palgrave USA

Publication date

30th September 2000

ISBN

9780312231491


We love Lovereading as my 5 year old loves to read new books before anyone else has a chance, she says it makes reading exciting!

Tracey Chorley

I love Lovereading as it provides an honest opinion and showcases a range of fiction. Suited to both parents & kids alike, it’s a must-use.

Georgie Rowe – age 16

It’s so easy to find the right book for your child. Such an easy-to-use, yet in-depth website. 100% reliable.

Pippa, Jack, Liam & Matthew Wils

It’s a community united by a passion for books and promoting the best there is in children’s literature.

Sam Bateman and family

You give me age appropriate ideas of books I can read and buy for the children and find out what other children their age think of them too.

Katie Lonsdale

I love Lovereading because I often never know what to read and this helps you find a good book. I have recommended this to many people.

Shannon-Louise Masters – age 15

I love lovereading4kids because I’ve read amazing books I would never have picked up, and its opened doors to new genre’s I now love.

Harriet Cunningham

I love all the books they recommend & put up for me to review. I also love the fact that they give new authors the chance to share their boo

Daisy Pennock – age 15
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools