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Psalms in the early modern world

The first book to explore the use, interpretation, development, translation and influence of the Psalms in the Atlantic world during 1400-1800, this volume showcases essays by scholars from literature, history, music and religious studies. The collection reaches beyond national and confessional boundaries and to look at the ways in which Psalms touched nearly every person living in early modern Europe and any place in the world that Europeans took their cultural practices
eBook, English, ©2011
Ashgate, Farnham, Surrey, England, ©2011
Electronic books
1 online resource (xxii, 385 pages) : illustrations
9781409422839, 9781283235242, 1409422836, 1283235242
Part 1. Communities of worship. Listening to the Psalms among the Huguenots : Simon Goulart as music editor / Richard Freedman
William Byrd's English Psalms / Roger Bray
"For musicke is the handmaid of the Lord" : women, Psalms, and domestic music-making in early modern England / Linda Phyllis Austern
"How shall we sing the Lord's song in a strange land?" : a transatlantic study of the Bay Psalm book / Joanne van der Woude
Part 2. Contested grounds of authority. Miles Coverdale and the claims of paraphrase / Jamie H. Ferguson
Rightful penitence and the publication of Wyatt's Certayne Psalmes / Clare Costley King'oo
Psalm 44 (45) and nuptial spirituality in Juan de Avila's Audi, filia / James F. Melvin
Spenser's equations of his queen with Christ : royal supremacy and royal Psalms / Carol V. Kaske
Part 3. Psalmic voice(s). Re-revealing the Psalms : Mary Sidney, Countess of Pembroke, and her early modern readers / Margaret P. Hannay
Sibling harps : the Sidneys and the Chérons translate the Psalms / Anne Lake Prescott
David's lyre, kabbalah, and the power of music / Don Harrán
Part 4. Generic innovation. Reading her psalter : the Virgin Mary in the N-town play / Penny Granger
The pre-Hispanic poetics of Sahagún's Psalmodia christiana / John F. Schwaller An electronic book accessible through the World Wide Web; click to view Access provided by Berkeley Law Library