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St Paul's Cathedral Precinct in Early Modern Literature and Culture: Spatial Practices

Roze Hentschell

Abstract

St Paul’s Cathedral Precinct in Early Modern Literature and Culture: Spatial Practices is a study of London’s cathedral, its immediate surroundings, and its everyday users in early modern literary and historical documents and images, with a special emphasis on the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries. Hentschell discusses representations of several of the seemingly discrete spaces of the precinct to reveal how these spaces overlap with and inform one another spatially. She argues that specific locations—including the Paul’s nave (also known as Paul’s Walk), Paul’s Cross pulpit, the b ... More

Keywords: St Paul’s Cathedral, St Paul’s Cathedral precinct, St Paul’s Cathedral fabric, St Paul’s churchyard, bookshops/shoppers, College of Minor Canons, Paul’s Cross, Children of Paul’s/Choristers, St Paul’s Grammar School

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780198848813
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: July 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198848813.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Roze Hentschell, author
Professor of English, Colorado State University, USA

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