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Stories of Khmelnytsky: Competing Literary Legacies of the 1648 Ukrainian Cossack Uprising

Amelia M. Glaser (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780804793827
eISBN:
9780804794961
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804793827.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Bohdan Khmelnytsky (1595-1657), the Ukrainian Cossack leader who led the 1648 rebellion against Polish magnates, has been memorialized in Ukraine as a national hero and as the author of a fatal ... More


Virtue of Sympathy: Magic, Philosophy, and Literature in Seventeenth-Century England

Seth Lobis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300192032
eISBN:
9780300210415
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300192032.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In readings of a diverse group of texts from the seventeenth century through the early eighteenth, this book addresses a crucial and contested topic in literary and philosophical writing of the ... More


‘For the Advancement of Religion and Learning’: University and Society in Seventeenth-Century Scotland

David Allan

in Scottish Philosophy in the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198769842
eISBN:
9780191822667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198769842.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter explores the history of the five universities which were active in Scotland during the seventeenth century. It places particular emphasis on the distinctive origins and evolution of each ... More


Introduction

Andrew Mansfield

in Ideas of Monarchical Reform: Fénelon, Jacobitism, and the political works of the Chevalier Ramsay

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719088377
eISBN:
9781526103901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088377.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The Introduction delivers both a general background to the intellectual context in Britain and France during the period from the 1660 to 1730s, and outlines Ramsay’s place in that context. Ramsay’s ... More


Texts and readers in the Age of Marvell

Christopher D'Addario and Matthew Augustine (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526113894
eISBN:
9781526138897
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526113894.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Texts and Readers in the Age of Marvell offers fresh perspectives from leading and emerging scholars of seventeenth-century British literature, focusing on the surprising ways that texts interacted ... More


Aesthetics of contingency: Writing, politics, and culture in England, 1639-89

Matthew C. Augustine

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526100764
eISBN:
9781526138651
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100764.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Aesthetics of contingency provides an important reconsideration of seventeenth-century literature in light of new understandings of the English past. Emphasising the contingency of the political in ... More


Flesh and Spirit: An anthology of seventeenth-century women's writing

Rachel Adcock, Sara Read, and Anna Ziomek (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090233
eISBN:
9781781707166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090233.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This anthology makes accessible to readers ten little-known and understudied works by seventeenth-century women (edited from manuscript and print) that explore the relationship between spiritual and ... More


Exclusion from the Eucharist: The Re-shaping of Idiocy in the Seventeenth-Century Church

C. F. Goodey

in Intellectual disability: A conceptual history, 1200-1900

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526125316
eISBN:
9781526136213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526125316.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

Throughout the English revolution of the mid-seventeenth century, churchmen disagreed about whom to exclude from taking holy communion, who should do the excluding, and how this exclusion should be ... More


Of Witches, Trolls, and Inquisitive Men

Hjalmar Fors

in The Limits of Matter: Chemistry, Mining, and Enlightenment

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226194998
eISBN:
9780226195049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226195049.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The chapter begins with the Stockholm witch trials, in which the doubts cast on the testimonies of the accusers cast further doubt on the power of witchcraft. Through these trials we also gain an ... More


Old Habits: Commercial Neglect and Peripheral Innovation in Early Venezuela

Jesse Cromwell

in The Smugglers' World: Illicit Trade and Atlantic Communities in Eighteenth-Century Venezuela

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469636887
eISBN:
9781469636948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636887.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter asks what the implicit understandings were between empire and colony for almost two hundred years before the change to Bourbon governance and an eighteenth-century period of commercial ... More


Introduction: Placemaking and Memorializing After the Great Watershed

Christine M. DeLucia

in Memory Lands: King Philip's War and the Place of Violence in the Northeast

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300201178
eISBN:
9780300231120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300201178.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

The introduction establishes the significance of King Philip’s War, called the “great watershed” for the powerful ways in which it reshaped Native and colonial communities, lives, and memories in the ... More


The missionary spirit of enclosed nuns

Laurence Lux-Sterritt

in English Benedictine Nuns in Exile in the Seventeenth Century: Living Spirituality

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526110022
eISBN:
9781526124227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526110022.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Despite their enclosure and their lack of geographical mobility, Benedictine nuns were an integral part of the Catholic missionary effort which was in full flow in seventeenth-century England. This ... More


The Sexuality of History: Modernity and the Sapphic, 1565-1830

Susan S. Lanser

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226187563
eISBN:
9780226187877
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226187877.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

It has become a scholarly commonplace that history illuminates sexuality; The Sexuality of History argues that sexuality also illuminates history. During the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, as ... More


Empiricism’s Secret History: Fleetwood and Rousseau

Zoe Beenstock

in The Politics of Romanticism: The Social Contract and Literature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474401036
eISBN:
9781474422147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401036.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Criticism often organizes Godwin’s career by genre, suggesting that Godwin progressed from political theory to sentimental fiction. Instead this chapter argues that Godwin follows Rousseau in writing ... More


Four Ships and Their Fortunes

Ralph Davis

in The Rise of the English Shipping Industry in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497384
eISBN:
9781786944467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497384.003.0016
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter provides case studies of the working life of four merchant vessels from different points in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries: Diamond (1634-1640); Cadiz-Merchant (1675-1684); ... More


On behalf of the Age of Andrew Marvell?

Steven N. Zwicker

in Texts and readers in the Age of Marvell

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526113894
eISBN:
9781526138897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526113894.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Can a literary age belong to a writer who made a secret of his poems and whose pamphlets were veiled in anonymity? If so, then the middle decades of the seventeenth might be called the age of Andrew ... More


Conclusion

Cesare Cuttica

in Sir Robert Filmer (1588-1653) and the Patriotic Monarch: Patriarchalism in seventeenth-century political thought

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719083747
eISBN:
9781781704745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083747.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The Conclusion illustrates the achievements and novelty of the book. The latter has cast new light on many overlooked aspects of Sir Robert Filmer's biography and intellectual activity. It has ... More


Musical and Dramatic Structure

Ellen T. Harris and Ellen T. Harris

in Henry Purcell's Dido and Aeneas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190271664
eISBN:
9780190271695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190271664.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

The early sources of Dido and Aeneas differ in their overall layout. The harmonic structure of the opera provides a key to its organization in a practice based on earlier seventeenth-century models. ... More


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