A Review of “The Circulation of Knowledge in Early Modern English Literature,” by Sophie Chiari, ed.

A Review of The Circulation of Knowledge in Early Modern English Literature, by Sophie Chiari, ed. (Farnham, Surrey & Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2015). Reviewed by Karin Susan Fester.

Review published in Seventeenth-Century News [2017] Vol. 75, Nos. 3&4, pp. 85 – 91.

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The Circulation of Knowledge in Early Modern English Literature is a collection of sixteen essays devoted to various aspects of how knowledge was circulated and miscirculated through literature and drama—texts functioning as agents of change—in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century England. The cultural processes of “transmission,” “initiation,” and “transgression” are explored with the aim of demonstrating how these processes are interrelated. Moreover, this collection sets a precedent because…”

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