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1761: The Making of the Reliques

Nick Groom

in The Making of Percy's Reliques

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184591
eISBN:
9780191674310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184591.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter examines the early history and the preparations made by Thomas Percy for his Reliques of Ancient English Poetry. It suggests Percy's putative anthology was influenced by two original ... More


Ballads and Songs

Adam Fox

in The Press and the People: Cheap Print and Society in Scotland, 1500-1785

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198791294
eISBN:
9780191833816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791294.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

Chapter 8 deals with the broadside ballads and printed songs issued in Scotland between the sixteenth and the eighteenth centuries. It traces both the import of English texts and the production of ... More


The Cheap Repository Tracts 1795–1798

Anne Stott

in Hannah More: The First Victorian

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199274888
eISBN:
9780191714962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274888.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Between 1795 and 1798 Hannah More oversaw the production of over a hundred Cheap Repository Tracts, cheap literature for the poor modelled on the existing chapbooks and broadside ballads that aimed ... More


‘All that is sacred is profaned’: balloons, fairs, ballads and the Great Exhibition

Jo Briggs

in Novelty fair: British visual culture between Chartism and the Great Exhibition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719089640
eISBN:
9781526109590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089640.003.0005
Subject:
Art, Art History

The final three chapters of this book consider 1851. Firstly I consider the relationship between the Great Exhibition and fairs as highlighted in the texts of broadside ballads, and draw attention to ... More


Best-Selling Ballads in Seventeenth-Century England

Christopher Marsh

in The Edinburgh Companion to Literature and Music

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780748693122
eISBN:
9781474490979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693122.003.0021
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the relationship between literature and music as presented in highly successful broadside ballads from seventeenth-century England. It provides a brief introduction to ballads ... More


The Vulgar Republic

Brian Roberts

in Blackface Nation: Race, Reform, and Identity in American Popular Music, 1812-1925

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226451503
eISBN:
9780226451787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226451787.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter further explores the origin of ideals associated with American identity and the development of national ideals of patriotism through broadside ballads in the early nineteenth century. It ... More


Introduction

Joseph Arthur Mann

in Printed Musical Propaganda in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781949979237
eISBN:
9781800341531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979237.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The introduction discusses the historiography of early modern England, the history of printing and censorship in that period, and the characteristics of the various musical genres used during that ... More


Carnival

Brian Roberts

in Blackface Nation: Race, Reform, and Identity in American Popular Music, 1812-1925

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226451503
eISBN:
9780226451787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226451787.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on the origin of ideals associated with American identity and the development of national ideals of patriotism. Focusing specifically on the broadsides published by Boston ... More


‘Your memorials shall survive the grave’: elegy and remembrance

Alison Morgan

in Ballads and songs of Peterloo

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781784993122
eISBN:
9781526138668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993122.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The sixteen ballads and songs within this section fall into two camps: elegy and remembrance. Whilst a central feature of elegiac poetry is the way in which it remembers or memorialises the dead, the ... More


Ballads and songs of Peterloo

Alison Morgan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781784993122
eISBN:
9781526138668
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993122.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book is the first edited collection of poems and songs written in the immediate aftermath of the Peterloo Massacre in 1819. Of the seventy or so poems included in the anthology, many were ... More


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