xvi, 334 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
This text presents an interdisciplinary collection of essays on an important but overlooked aspect of early modern English life: the artistic and intellectual patronage of the Inns of Court and their influence on religion, politics, education, rhetoric, and culture from the late 15th through the early 18th centuries.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages -323) and index.
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The third university 1450-1550 : law school or finishing school? / J.H. Baker Introduction : education, religion, politics, and the law at the early modern Inns of Court / Jayne Elisabeth Archer The Inner Temple revels (1561-62) and the Elizabethan rhetoric of signs : legal iconography at the early modern Inns of Court / Paul Raffield Gospel, law, and ars praedicandi at the Inns of Court, c.1570-c.1640 / Hugh Adlington The Inns of Court and the common law mind : the case of James Whitelocke / Damian X. Powell "The sinful history of mine own youth" : John Donne preaches at Lincoln's Inn / Emma Rhatigan Readers' dinners and the culture of the early modern Inns of Court / Wilfred R. Prest Introduction : the art, architecture, and gardens of the early modern Inns of Court / Elizabeth Goldring The halls of the Elizabethan and early Stuart Inns of Court / Mark Girouard Professional pride and personal agendas : portaits of judges, lawyers, and members of the Inns of Court, 1560-1630 / Tarnya Cooper The evolution of the early gardens of the Inns of Court / Paula Henderson The rebuilding of the Inns of Court, 1660-1700 / Geoffrey Tyack Introduction : literature and drama at the early modern Inns of Court / Sarah Knight Lyric poetry at the early Elizabethan Inns of Court : forming a professional community / Jessica Winston The evidential plot : Shakespeare and Gascoigne at Gray's Inn / Lorna Hutson Locating the Comedy of errors : revels jurisdiction at the Inns of Court / Bradin Cormack Law sports and the night of errors : Shakespeare at the Inns of Court / Richard C. McCoy New light on drama, music, and dancing at the Inns of Court to 1642 / Alan H. Nelson.
KD502 .I58 2011
Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed exclusively in the USA by Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.