A collection of essays that examines the idea of future in early modern European literature, politics, religion, science, and social life. Investigating how both elite and popular writers represented their access to or control over the future, it proposes fresh insights into one of the defining characteristics of modernity.
Andrea Brady is Lecturer in early modern literature at Queen Mary, University of London. She is the author of English Funerary Elegy in the Seventeenth Century (Palgrave Macmillan, 2006). Emily Butterworth teaches sixteenth-century French literature and thought at King's College London. She is the author of Poisoned Words: Slander and Satire in Early Modern France (Oxford, 2006).
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Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture