The subject of Britain: 1603-1625

Ivic, C (2020) The subject of Britain: 1603-1625. Manchester University Press, Manchester. (Forthcoming)

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How did King James VI and I’s subjects imagine their place within the composite monarchy brought into being by his accession to the English throne? In response to this question, this book reinterprets Jacobean literary and non-literary texts within the context of early seventeenth-century ideas on Britain and Britishness. Central to my project are ideas about nation, state, kingdom, identity, memory and place that were spawned by the dynastic union of 1603, contested during the union debates of 1604-08 and explored in much of the literature of the early seventeenth century.

Item Type: Book
Keywords: Britain, Britishness, memory, race, cartography, Shakespeare, nation
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PR English literature
Divisions: College of Liberal Arts
Date Deposited: 29 Apr 2019 09:25
Last Modified: 29 Apr 2019 09:25
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