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date: 30 November 2021

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This prologue begins with a brief discussion of the notion of ‘Tudor literature’. It then looks at the ‘Tudorness’ of sixteenth-century literature by looking at one of the period's many neglected but interesting and important poems: William Baldwin's Funerals of King Edward VI. Finally, it considers the problems of labels, periodization, and canonicity.

Keywords: William Black, Funerals of King Edward, labels, periodization, canonicity

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