Godly Reading Hardback

Print, Manuscript and Puritanism in England, 1580-1720

by Andrew Cambers;

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Godly Reading

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This innovative study explores the history of Puritanism and the history of reading in the long seventeenth century. Drawing on a wide range of significant but understudied source materials, it seeks to advance our understanding of Puritan or 'godly' culture by examining the place of reading within that culture between c.1580 and 1720. In contrast to long-standing claims about the connections between advanced Protestantism and emergent individualism and interiority, the book demonstrates the importance of communal and public forms of reading in the practice of godly piety. Andrew Cambers employs a novel framework, based around the spaces and places of early modern reading, to offer a revised understanding of the nature of Puritanism and of the practice and representation of reading during the period. Moving beyond existing interpretations, Godly Reading opens up fresh discussions and debates about the nature of early modern reading and religion.

Godly Reading by Andrew Cambers was published by Cambridge University Press in March 2011. The ISBN for Godly Reading is 9780521764896.

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Details for Godly Reading

Page last updated 14th October 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatHardback
PublisherCambridge University Press (March 2011)
Number of Pages318
Thickness21 mm
Height228 mm
Width152 mm
Product Code4024943
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