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Peter Sterry

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by Nabil Matar (Volume editor)
Edited Collection XVI, 225 Pages

Summary

This book presents letters, treatises and poems from the manuscripts of Peter Sterry (1613-1672) at Emmanuel College Library, Cambridge. It is the first edition that includes complete writings by the chaplain of Oliver Cromwell, friend of John Milton and one of the most imaginative writers of English Puritanism. Sterry provides a unique portrait of nonconformist religious and social life during the period of the «great persecution».

Details

Pages
XVI, 225
ISBN (Hardcover)
9780820419534
Language
English
Published
New York, Bern, Berlin, Frankfurt/M., Paris, Wien, 1994. XVI, 225 pp.

Biographical notes

Nabil Matar (Volume editor)

The Editor: Dr. N.I. Matar completed his Ph.D. studies at Emmanuel College, Cambridge. He has taught at Jordan University, the American University of Beirut, and has been Associate Fellow at Clara Hall, Cambridge and Visiting Scholar at Harvard Divinity School. His publications include over 40 articles on seventeenth-century English thought. Dr. Matar is currently Professor of English at Florida Institute of Technology.

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