“‘Let him speak no more’: Trust, Censorship, and Early Modern Anti-Confession”

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“‘Let him speak no more’: Trust, Censorship, and Early Modern Anti-Confession”. / Sterrett, Joseph William.

Freedom and Censorship in Early Modern English Literature. ed. / Sophie Chiari. London : Routledge, 2018. p. 132-140 (Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture, Vol. 48).

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Harvard

Sterrett, JW 2018, “‘Let him speak no more’: Trust, Censorship, and Early Modern Anti-Confession”. in S Chiari (ed.), Freedom and Censorship in Early Modern English Literature. Routledge, London, Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture, vol. 48, pp. 132-140.

APA

Sterrett, J. W. (2018). “‘Let him speak no more’: Trust, Censorship, and Early Modern Anti-Confession”. In S. Chiari (Ed.), Freedom and Censorship in Early Modern English Literature (pp. 132-140). London: Routledge. Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture, Vol.. 48

CBE

Sterrett JW. 2018. “‘Let him speak no more’: Trust, Censorship, and Early Modern Anti-Confession”. Chiari S, editor. In Freedom and Censorship in Early Modern English Literature. London: Routledge. pp. 132-140. (Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture, Vol. 48).

MLA

Sterrett, Joseph William "“‘Let him speak no more’: Trust, Censorship, and Early Modern Anti-Confession”". Chiari, Sophie (ed.). Freedom and Censorship in Early Modern English Literature. Chapter 8, London: Routledge. (Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture, Vol. 48). 2018, 132-140.

Vancouver

Sterrett JW. “‘Let him speak no more’: Trust, Censorship, and Early Modern Anti-Confession”. In Chiari S, editor, Freedom and Censorship in Early Modern English Literature. London: Routledge. 2018. p. 132-140. (Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture, Vol. 48).

Author

Sterrett, Joseph William. / “‘Let him speak no more’: Trust, Censorship, and Early Modern Anti-Confession”. Freedom and Censorship in Early Modern English Literature. editor / Sophie Chiari. London : Routledge, 2018. pp. 132-140 (Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture, Vol. 48).

Bibtex

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