Gerrard Winstanley Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Literary Criticism (1400-1800))


Alsop, J. D. "Ethics in the Marketplace: Gerrard Winstanley's London Bankruptcy, 1643." Journal of British Studies 28, No. 2 (April 1989): 97-119.

Studies the contemporary documents regarding the failure of Winstanley's business in 1643 and speculates on the relationship between Winstanley's bankruptcy and his later contempt for all forms of commerce.

——. "A High Road to Radicalism? Gerrard Winstanley's Youth." The Seventeenth Century IX, No. 1 (Spring 1994): 11-24.

Reviews the facts available about Winstanley's life, particularly those concerned with his birth and early years. Alsop suggests that many scholars...

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