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By William T, Dr Rossiter,Jason, Professor Powell

A special exam of the connection among the discourses and practices of authority and international relations within the past due medieval and early smooth sessions, Authority and international relations from Dante to Shakespeare interrogates the power duality of the jobs of writer and ambassador.

The quantity methods its topic from a literary-historical point of view, drawing upon overdue medieval and early sleek rules and discourses of international relations and authority, and reading how they're manifested inside diversified kinds of writing: drama, poetry, diplomatic correspondence, peace treaties, and family money owed. participants specialise in significant literary figures from various cultures, together with Dante, Petrarch, and Tasso from Italy; and from England, Chaucer, Wyatt, Sidney, Spenser, and Shakespeare. additionally, the e-book strikes among and throughout literary-historical classes, tracing the improvement of suggestions and discourses of authority and international relations from the past due medieval to the early smooth period.

Taken jointly, those essays forge a broader argument for the centrality of international relations and diplomatic options within the literature and tradition of past due medieval and early smooth England, and for the significance of international relations in present stories of English literature sooner than 1603.

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