Early Modern Cultural Studies

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  1. Age in Love
    The title Age in Love is taken from Shakespeare’s sonnet 138, a poem about an aging male speaker who, by virtue of his entanglement with the dark lady, “vainly” performs the role of “some untutor’d... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2019
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  2. Sacred Seeds
    More than five hundred years after the fact, present-day writers still use hyperbolic adjectives to describe the “discovery” of the Americas. Columbus’s crossing of the Atlantic—and the age of exploration... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 2019
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  3. Travel and Travail
    Popular English travel guides from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries asserted that women who wandered too far afield were invariably suspicious, dishonest, and unchaste. As the essays in Travel and Travail reveal, however,... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 2019
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  4. Producing Early Modern London
    Early seventeenth-century London playwrights used actual locations in their comedies while simultaneously exploring London as an imagined, ephemeral, urban space. Producing Early Modern London examines this tension between representing... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 2018
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  5. Courage and Grief
    Courage and Grief illuminates in a nuanced fashion Sweden’s involvement in Europe’s destructive Thirty Years’ War (1618–48). Focusing on the various roles women performed in the bloody and extended conflict,... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 2018
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  6. The Other Exchange
    Prompted by commercial and imperial expansion such as the creation of the Bank of England in 1694 and the publication and circulation of Ben Jonson’s The Staple of News in 1626, rapidly changing cultural, economic, and... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 2017
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  7. Separation Scenes
    This analysis of five exemplary domestic plays—the anonymous Arden of Faversham and A Warning for Fair Women (1590s), Thomas Heywood’s A Woman Killed with Kindness (1607), Thomas Middleton’s Women Beware Women... Learn More
    Published: 1st February 2017
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  8. At the First Table
    Research on European food culture has expanded substantially in recent years, telling us more about food preparation, ingredients, feasting and fasting rituals, and the social and cultural connotations of food.At the First Table... Learn More
    Published: 1st February 2017
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  9. Portrait of an Island
    The once-famous trading center of Gorée, Sénégal, today lies in the busy harbor of the modern city of Dakar. From its beginnings as a modest outpost, Gorée became one of the intersections linking African... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2015
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  10. Words Like Daggers
    Dramatic and documentary narratives about aggressive and garrulous women often cast such women as reckless and ultimately unsuccessful usurpers of cultural authority. Contending narratives, however, sometimes within the same texts,... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 2015
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  11. My First Booke of My Life

    My First Booke of My Life

    Written by Alice Thornton, Edited by and Introduced by Raymond A. Anselment

    Series Early Modern Cultural Studies

    UNP - Nebraska

    An early modern domestic and spiritual memoir, My First Booke of My Life depicts the life of Alice Thornton (1626–1707), a complex, contradictory woman caught in the changing fortunes and social realities of the seventeenth... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2014
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