From disastrous foreign forays to syphilitic poets, from political intriguing to ambitious young playwrights keen to curry favour with the king, John Stubbs brings alive the vibrant cast of characters that were at the centre of the English Civil War.
Publication date: 24/02/2011
Publisher: Viking an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
|Publication date:||24th February 2011|
|Publisher:||Viking an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd|
|Genres:||Biography / Autobiography, History,|
John Stubbs was born in 1977 and studied English at Oxford and Renaissance Literature at Cambridge where he completed a doctorate in 2005. Donne: The Reformed Soul was published in 2006 and won the Glen Dimplex Irish Writers' Centre New Writer of the Year and a Royal Society of Literature Jerwood Award for non-fiction. It was shortlisted for the Costa Biography Award and longlisted for the Guardian First Book Award.More About John Stubbs