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John Heywood: Comedy and Survival in Tudor England


John Heywood was an important literary and theatrical pioneer in his own right, but he is also a revealing lens through which to view the wider tumultuous history of the sixteenth century. He was, through the period from the mid-1520s to the 1560s, as near to a celebrity as Tudor England possessed, famed for his 'merry' persona and good humour. But his public image concealed a deeper engagement with religious and political history. Enduringly resistant to extremism, he variously entertained, counselled, and cautioned his ...

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    • Title: John Heywood by Greg Walker
    • Publisher: Oxford University Press Academic UK
    • Print ISBN: 9780198851516, 0198851510
    • eText ISBN: 9780192592309
    • Edition: 2020
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