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Early modern

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Document A Picture of Pageantry and the Arches of Triumph: dramatic, visual, and literary representations of James I and the new Stuart dynasty through Thomas Dekker’s account of the 1604 Royal Entry and Stephen Harrison’s design for its setting by M Castelletti

Focussing on the printed account of Thomas Dekker’s ‘The Magnificent Entertainment’ and the arches designed by architect Stephen Harrison (...

socio-political, pageant, Early modern view
Document Arms and the Man by Marie Harrison

Weaponry and military equipment often has a role that extends beyond the merely functional. Through a juxtaposition of Shakespeare’s...

weaponry, Early modern, Shakespeare, rapier, British culture view
Document Bensalem’s Legal System by Francis Bacon (New Atlantis) and James I (True Law): Representations of God, kingship, knowledge and peace by Andres Font Galarza

This paper compares Bensalem's legal system in Francis Bacon’s New Atlantis with James I’s True Law tract. Whilst differing in form – fiction and...

Francis Bacon, Early modern, James I, Jacobean view
Link Bodleian Library BODcasts

Podcasts from the Bodleian Library, Oxford. Includes talks on literature and literary manuscripts.

Manuscripts, Books, Romantic, Early modern, Renaissance, Drama, Poetry, Fiction, Letters view
Link Clergy of the Church of England, 1540-1835

Makes available and searchable the principal records of clerical careers from over 50 archives in England and Wales with the aim of providing...

Genealogy, Ecclesiastical History, Church history, 19th century, 18th century, 17th century, 16th century, Early modern, History view
Link Early Modern Culture Online

Open-access peer-reviewed journal on early modern literature and culture.

Early modern, Renaissance, Criticism, Analysis view
Link Early Modern Literary Studies

Open-access peer-reviewed journal on literature and language of the sixteenth-seventeenth centuries.

Early modern, Renaissance, Sixteenth-century, Seventeeth-century, Criticism view
Document Early modern women’s letter writing viewed through the lenses of portraiture and dramatic text by Deborah Richards

This essay will explore the epistolary activity of early modern women through the media of portraiture and dramatic text. It will...

Early modern view
Link English Timeline

An interactive timeline from the British Library exploring the evolution of English language and literature, 1000 AD-present.

Fiction, Poetry, Drama, Books, Early modern, Renaissance, Romantic, Victorian, Modernism, Postmodernism, Contemporary view
Document Fashioning Statements of Sovereignty and Self: The Language of Gloves in Early Modern Elite Society by Jane Rae

Building on the work of scholars who have turned to the glove as a valuable primary object to study, this paper considers two artefacts: Mary...

Early modern, gloves, Elizabeth I view
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