The Collected Essays of Christopher Hill

Writing and Revolution in Seventeenth-Century England
Volume 1


Christopher Hill is widely recognized as the leading historian of seventeenth-century England. This major new collection of his work contains previously unpublished essays and all the material has been especially revised for this volume. The first part of the book examines the general connections between seventeenth-century historical questions--revolution, censorship, the Levellers--and the literature of the period. This is followed by essays on individual author such as Milton, Marvell, Butler, Rochester, and Defoe.

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