Court and Coterie Culture

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationA New Companion to English Renaissance Literature and Culture, Volume One and Two
EditorsMichael Hattaway
Place of PublicationOxford
PublisherBlackwell
Pages304-319
Number of pages16
Volume1
ISBN (Print)9781405187626
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 16 2010

Keywords

  • Charles and Henrietta Maria, maintaining separate households and patronising different writers
  • Court and coterie culture
  • Impact of court culture upon literature of the period - pervasive as to be unavoidable
  • Publication of George Puttenham's The Arte of English Poesie (1589) - a how-to book for would-be court poets
  • Self-control, thematically central to masques and poems - designed explicitly to celebrate the royal family
  • Some biting satires of court written by Henry's courtiers - best known being Wyatt's - especially 'Mine own John Poynz'
  • Speaking of a Renaissance court - reference to the royal household and those attending upon the monarch
  • Speaking of courtiers - important office-holders in the royal household

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Arts and Humanities(all)

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