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Ballads and broadsides in Britain, 1500-1800

Author: Patricia Fumerton; Anita Guerrini; Kris McAbee
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Bringing together diverse scholars to represent the full historical breadth of the early modern period, and a wide range of disciplines (literature, women's studies, folklore, ethnomusicology, art history, media studies, the history of science, and history), Ballads and Broadsides in Britain, 1500-1800 offers an unprecedented perspective on the development and cultural practice of popular print in early modern  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
études diverses
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Fumerton; Anita Guerrini; Kris McAbee
ISBN: 9780754662488 0754662489
OCLC Number: 461323906
Description: xv, 357 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction : straws in the wind / Patricia Fumerton and Anita Guerrini --
Remembering by dismembering : databases, archiving, and the recollection of seventeenth-century broadside ballads / Patricia Fumerton --
The art of printing was fatal : print commerce and the idea of oral tradition in long eighteenth-century ballad discourse / Paula McDowell --
Child's ballads and the broadside conundrum / Mary Ellen Brown --
Journalism vs. tradition in the early English ballads of the murdered sweetheart / Thomas Pettit --
Do you take this hog-faced woman to be your wedded wife? / Tassie Gniady --
Advertising monstrosity : broadsides and human exhibition in early eighteenth-century London / Anita Guerrini --
And I my vowe did keepe : oath making, subjectivity, and husband murder in "murderous wife" ballads / Simone Chess --
Tracking the petty traitor across genres / Frances Dolan --
Ballads and the emotional life of crime / Joy Wiltenburg --
The maiden's bloody garland : Thomas Warton and the elite appropriation of popular song / Steve Newman --
Ne sutor ultra crepidam : political cobblers and broadside ballads in late seventeenth-century England / Angela McShane --
William Hogarth's pregnant ballad sellers and the engraver's matrix / Elizabeth Mitchell --
War and the media in border minstrelsy : the ballad of Chevy Chase / Ruth Perry --
Heroines gritty and tender, printed and oral, late-breaking and traditional : revisiting the Anglo-American female warrior / Dianne Dugaw --
Music and Indians in John Gay's Polly / Noelle Chao --
Afterword : ballad futures / by Bruce R. Smith.
Responsibility: edited by Patricia Fumerton, Anita Guerrini ; with the assistance of Kris McAbee.
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Offers a perspective on the development and cultural practice of print in early modern Britain. This title features fifteen essays that explore the different methods by which contemporaries of the  Read more...

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