Confession and Memory in Early Modern English Literature

Penitential Remains

  • Paul D. Stegner

Part of the Early Modern Literature in History book series (EMLH)

About this book


This is the first study to consider the relationship between private confessional rituals and memory across a range of early modern writers, including Edmund Spenser, Christopher Marlowe, William Shakespeare, and Robert Southwell.


Early modern literature Shakespeare Spenser Marlowe Southwell Doctor Faustus Hamlet Sonnets confession England English literature reformation William Shakespeare

Authors and affiliations

  • Paul D. Stegner
    • 1
  1. 1.California Polytechnic State UniversityUSA

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