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Religious reform, transnational poetics, and literary tradition in the work of Thomas Hoccleve

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This study considers Thomas Hoccleve’s role, throughout his works, as a “religious” writer: as an individual who engages seriously with the dynamics of heresy and ecclesiastical reform, who contributes to traditions of vernacular devotional writing, and who raises the question of how Christianity manifests on personal as well as political levels – and in environments that are at once London-based, national, and international. The chapters focus, respectively, on the role of reading and mor...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
English Faculty
Oxford college:
St Edmund Hall
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Author
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HUMS
Department:
English Faculty
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HUMS
Department:
English Faculty
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Langdell, S
Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK

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