The Arts of Remembrance in Early Modern England: Memorial Cultures of the Post Reformation

The Arts of Remembrance in Early Modern England: Memorial Cultures of the Post Reformation

by Andrew Gordon, Thomas Rist

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ISBN-13: 9781317044345
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/01/2016
Series: Material Readings in Early Modern Culture
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 272
File size: 22 MB
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About the Author

Andrew Gordon and Thomas Rist are colleagues in the Department of English and the Centre for Early Modern Studies at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland.

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction: the arts of remembrance, Andrew Gordon and Thomas Rist; Part I Materials of Remembrance: Remembrance in the Eucharist, Lucy Wooding; Portraiture and memory amongst the middling elites in post-Reformation England, Robert Tittler; ’An arelome to this hous for ever’: monumental fixtures and furnishings in the English domestic interior, c.1560-c.1660, Tara Hamling; Lines of descent: appropriations of ancestry in stone and parchment, Oliver D. Harris. Part II Textual Rites: Monuments and religion: George Herbert’s poetic materials, Thomas Rist; ’Making it true’: John Foxe’s art of remembrance, Tom Healy; A tangled chronicle: the struggle over the memory of Edmund Campion, Gerard Kilroy; Literary memorialization and the posthumous construction of female authorship, Marie-Louise Coolahan. Part III Theatres of Remembrance: Shakespeare’s arts of reenactment: Henry at Blackfriars, Richard at Rougemont, Philip Schwyzer; Scenic memory, Janette Dillon; The artificial figures and staging remembrance in Webster’s The Duchess of Malfi, Rory Loughnane; The ghost of Pasquill: the comic afterlife and the afterlife of comedy on the Elizabethan stage, Andrew Gordon; Select bibliography; Index.

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