1st Edition

Censorship and the Press, 1580-1720, Volume 1

    436 Pages
    by Routledge

    Helps scholars to examine historical press censorship in England. This title draws together around 500 texts, reaching across 140 years from the rigours of the Elizabethan Star Chamber Decree to the publication of "Cato's Letters", which famously advanced principles of free speech.

    Acknowledgements, Abbreviations, General Introduction, Note on the Texts, Introduction, Further Reading, Background, 1557-79, 1580-1634, 1595-1603, 1603-9, 1610-14, 1615-19, 1620-5, 1625-9, Editorial Notes


    Geoff Kemp, Jason McElligott, Cyndia Susan, James Raven