Law and empire in English Renaissance literature / Brian C. Lockey.
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
ix, 236 pages ; 24 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction : romance and the ethics of expansion Transnational justice and the genre of romance Natural law and charitable intervention in Sir Philip Sidney's Old Arcadia Natural law and corrupt lawyers : Riche, Roberts, Johnson, and Warner Spenser's legalization of the Irish Conquest Historical contexts : common law, natural law, civil law Roman Conquest and English legal identity in Cymbeline Love's justice and the freedom of Brittany in Lady Mary Wroth's Urania, part I Conclusion : English law and the early modern romance.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.