Latin Drama and Leveller Ideas: Pedagogy and Power in the Writings of Richard Overton

McDowell, Nicholas
October 2003
Seventeenth Century;Autumn2003, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p230
Academic Journal
Discusses the writings of Richard Overton on latin drama and ideas on levellers. Contradiction in Edward's characterization of the radicals as illiterate; Concept of the term literate and illiterate in the 17th century; Career of Overton as a writer; Relationship between Levellerism and humanist pedagogy; Argument on Overton's involvement in theater; Insistence on the spiritualization of flesh.


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