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Willem Frijhoff, “Colleges and Their Alternatives in the Educational Strategy of EarlyModern Dutch Catholics,” in College Communities Abroad: Education, Migration and Catholicism in Early Modern Europe, ed. Liam Chambers and Thomas ...

Author: Anja-Silvia Goeing

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789004444058

Category: Social Science

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Early Modern Universities: Networks of Higher Education contains twenty essays by experts on early modern academic networks. Using a variety of approaches to universities, schools, and academies throughout Europe and in Central America, the book suggests pathways for future research.
2020-12-07 By Anja-Silvia Goeing

She received her PhD in early modern history from University of Warsaw in 2006. She is a Fulbright scholar and grantee of other Polish and British institutions. Her research interests include the history of early modern diplomacy and ...

Author: Simon Davies

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789004276864

Category: History

Page: 284

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News in Early Modern Europe presents new research on the nature, production, and dissemination of a variety of forms of news writing from across Europe during the early modern period.
2014-07-16 By Simon Davies

She is the author of Theory and Theology in George Herbert's Poetry ( Oxford University Press , 1997 ) and co - editor with Danielle Clarke of ' This Double Voice : Gendered Writing in Early Modern England ( Macmillan , 2000 ) .

Author: Jill Seal Millman

Publisher: Manchester University Press

ISBN: 0719069173

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 282

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An anthology of previously unpublished and hard-to-find poetic material from early modern women who wrote in manuscript form. It features a broad and useful introduction examining the phenomenon of manuscript writing, and biographical notes preface the work of each author
2005-06-04 By Jill Seal Millman

1965 by Princeton University Press. Reproduced with kind permission of Mrs Gilbert. All rights reserved. 21 Gerhard Oestreich, “From contractual monarchy to constitutionalism,” pp. 166–77, 179–86 from Neostoicism and the early modern ...

Author: James B. Collins

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781405152075

Category: History

Page: 480

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This reader brings together original and influential recent work in the field of early modern European history. Provides a thought-provoking overview of current thinking on this period. Key themes include evolving early-modern identities; changes in religion and cultural life; the revolution of the mind; roles of women in early-modern societies; the rise of the modern state; and Europe and the new world system Incorporates new scholarship on Eastern and Central Europe. Includes an article translated into English for the first time.
2008-04-15 By James B. Collins

Teaching at medieval and early modern universities remained overwhelmingly textual and aural. Typically, professors 'professed', or lectured, and students had to memorize extensively. Similar to how religion came to be catechized in the ...

Author: Hamish M. Scott

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780199597253

Category: History

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This Handbook re-examines the concept of early modern history in a European and global context. The term 'early modern' has been familiar, especially in Anglophone scholarship, for four decades and is securely established in teaching, research, and scholarly publishing. More recently, however, the unity implied in the notion has fragmented, while the usefulness and even the validity of the term, and the historical periodisation which it incorporates, have been questioned. The Oxford Handbook of Early Modern European History, 1350-1750 provides an account of the development of the subject during the past half-century, but primarily offers an integrated and comprehensive survey of present knowledge, together with some suggestions as to how the field is developing. It aims both to interrogate the notion of 'early modernity' itself and to survey early modern Europe as an established field of study. The overriding aim will be to establish that 'early modern' is not simply a chronological label but possesses a substantive integrity. Volume I examines 'Peoples and Place', assessing structural factors such as climate, printing and the revolution in information, social and economic developments, and religion, including chapters on Orthodoxy, Judaism and Islam.
2015 By Hamish M. Scott

Susan Frye is professor of English at the University of Wyoming. She is the author of Elizabeth I: The Competition for Representation (Oxford University Press, 1993) and Pens and Needles: Women's Textualities in Early Modern England ...

Author: Christina Luckyj

Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

ISBN: 9781496201997

Category: History

Page: 288

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Introduction -- The politics of women's "domestic" alliances. Distaff power: plebeian female alliances in early modern England / Bernard Capp -- Between women: slanderous speech and neighborly bonds in Henry Porter's The two angry women of Abington / Ronda Arab -- The political role of the gossip in Swetnam the woman-hater, arraigned by women / Megan Inbody -- Virtual and actual female alliance in The maid's tragedy and The tamer tamed / Niamh J. O'Leary -- Failed alliances and miserable marriages in Katherine Philips's letters / Elizabeth Hodgson -- Women's alliances and the politics of the court. Performing patronage, crafting alliances: ladies' lotteries in English pageantry / Elizabeth Zeman Kolkovich -- Tyrants, love, and ladies' eyes: the politics of female-boy alliance on the Jacobean stage Roberta Barker -- Her advocate to the loudest: Arbella Stuart and female courtly alliance in The winter's tale / Alicia Tomasian -- Not sparing kings: Aemilia Lanyer and the religious politics of female alliance / Christina Luckyj -- The politics of female kinship. Shakespeare revises Juliet, the nurse, and Lady Capulet in Romeo and Juliet / Steven Urkowitz -- Crossing generations: female alliances and dynastic power in Anne Clifford's great books of record / Jessica l. Malay -- Exilic inspiration and the captive life: the literary/political alliances of the Cavendish sisters / Jennifer Higginbotham -- Afterword / Susan Frye and Karen Robertson
2017-12 By Christina Luckyj

and Property in Early Modern England [Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2002], pp. 15–51, esp. 51). 45 Constance Relihan, Cosmographical Glasses (Kent: Kent State University Press, 2004), p. 3. 46 Lao, Sirens, p. 102.

Author: Tara E. Pedersen

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317097204

Category: Literary Criticism

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We no longer ascribe the term ’mermaid’ to those we deem sexually or economically threatening; we do not ubiquitously use the mermaid’s image in political propaganda or feature her within our houses of worship; perhaps most notably, we do not entertain the possibility of the mermaid’s existence. This, author Tara Pedersen argues, makes it difficult for contemporary scholars to consider the mermaid as a figure who wields much social significance. During the early modern period, however, this was not the case, and Pedersen illustrates the complicated category distinctions that the mermaid inhabits and challenges in 16th-and 17th-century England. Addressing epistemological questions about embodiment and perception, this study furthers research about early modern theatrical culture by focusing on under-theorized and seldom acknowledged representations of mermaids in English locations and texts. While individuals in early modern England were under pressure to conform to seemingly monolithic ideals about the natural order, there were also significant challenges to this order. Pedersen uses the figure of the mermaid to rethink some of these challenges, for the mermaid often appears in surprising places; she is situated at the nexus of historically specific debates about gender, sexuality, religion, the marketplace, the new science, and the culture of curiosity and travel. Although these topics of inquiry are not new, Pedersen argues that the mermaid provides a new lens through which to look at these subjects and also helps scholars think about the present moment, methodologies of reading, and many category distinctions that are important to contemporary scholarly debates.
2016-04-22 By Tara E. Pedersen

Thirsk, J. (1978) Economic Policy and Projects: The Development of a Consumer Society in Early Modern England, Oxford: Clarendon Press. Turner, C. (1928) Anthony Mundy: An Elizabethan Man of Letters, Berkeley: University of California ...

Author: Naomi Conn Liebler

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134245116

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 200

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Emphasizing the significance of early modern prose fiction as a hybrid genre that absorbed cultural, ideological and historical strands of the age, this fascinating study brings together an outstanding cast of critics including: Sheila T. Cavanaugh, Stephen Guy-Bray, Mary Ellen Lamb, Joan Pong Linton, Steve Mentz, Constance C. Relihan, Goran V. Stanivukovic with an afterword from Arthur Kinney. Each of the essays in this collection considers the reciprocal relation of early modern prose fiction to class distinctions, examining factors such as: the impact of prose fiction on the social, political and economic fabric of early modern England the way in which a growing emphasis on literacy allowed for increased class mobility and newly flexible notions of class how the popularity of reading and the subsequent demand for books led to the production and marketing of books as an industry complications for critics of prose fiction, as it began to be considered an inferior and trivial art form. Early modern prose fiction had a huge impact on the social and economic fabric of the time, creating a new culture of reading and writing for pleasure which became accessible to those previously excluded from such activities, resulting in a significant challenge to existing class structures.
2006-12-05 By Naomi Conn Liebler

Archer, 'The Artsand ActsofMemorialization inEarly Modern London', inImagining Early Modern London: Perceptionsand Portrayals of theCityfrom Stowto Strype,1598–1720, ed. byJ.F. Merritt (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001), pp.

Author: Dr Andrew Gordon

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN: 9781472406200

Category: Literary Criticism

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The early modern period inherited a deeply-ingrained culture of Christian remembrance that proved a platform for creativity in a remarkable variety of forms. From the literature of church ritual to the construction of monuments; from portraiture to the arrangement of domestic interiors; from the development of textual rites to drama of the contemporary stage, the early modern world practiced 'arts of remembrance' at every turn. The turmoils of the Reformation and its aftermath transformed the habits of creating through remembrance. Ritually observed and radically reinvented, remembrance was a focal point of the early modern cultural imagination for an age when beliefs both crossed and divided communities of the faithful. The Arts of Remembrance in Early Modern England maps the new terrain of remembrance in the post-Reformation period, charting its negotiations with the material, the textual and the performative.
2013-11-28 By Dr Andrew Gordon

Of course, the singular Leibniz, without question the foremost German philosopher of the early Modern period, ... Académie française and Royal Society, and his staunch support of forward-thinking countrymen for university positions.

Author: Corey W. Dyck

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780192524928

Category: Philosophy

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Early Modern German Philosophy (1690-1750) makes some of the key texts of early German thought available in English, in most cases for the first time. The translations range from texts by the most important figures of the period, including Christian Thomasius, Christian Wolff, Christian August Crusius, and Georg Friedrich Meier, as well as texts by consequential but less familiar thinkers such as Dorothea Christiane Erxleben, Theodor Ludwig Lau, Friedrich Wilhelm Stosch, and Joachim Lange. The topics covered range across a number of areas of theoretical philosophy, including metaphysics (the immortality of the soul, materialism and its refutation, the pre-established harmony), epistemology (the principle of sufficient reason, the limits of reason with respect to matters of faith), and logic (the role of prejudices in cognition and the doctrine of truth). These texts are intended to showcase German philosophy in the early Modern period as a far richer tradition than it is typically given credit for, and indeed as much more than either a footnote to Leibniz or merely a step on the way to Kant. This collection is a valuable resource for students and scholars interested in the early modern German tradition and the often neglected works that enlightened it.
2019-12-12 By Corey W. Dyck