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Ancient and Medieval Places

Ann Moss

in Printed Commonplace-Books and the Structuring of Renaissance Thought

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159087
eISBN:
9780191673474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159087.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This book is concerned with commonplace-books during the Renaissance in Early Modern Europe. While it is certainly be part of the book's brief to point to factors which explain the eventual disgrace ... More


The Language of Manhood I: Strength, Violence, and Honour

Christopher Fletcher

in Richard II: Manhood, Youth, and Politics 1377-99

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199546916
eISBN:
9780191720826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546916.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter investigates the late medieval associations of manhood by analysing the commonplace ideas revealed in the use of language. In one strand of the language of manhood, acting ‘manly’ is ... More


Conclusion

Christopher Fletcher

in Richard II: Manhood, Youth, and Politics 1377-99

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199546916
eISBN:
9780191720826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546916.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This concluding chapter surveys the various ways in which Richard II's manhood and youth came to be such important issues in the politics of his reign, both through the king's own attempts to be ... More


Keeping House

Karen Harvey

in The Little Republic: Masculinity and Domestic Authority in Eighteenth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199533848
eISBN:
9780191740978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533848.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the domestic objects and spaces that were meaningful for men and explores how men's domestic engagement and domestic authority was legitimized by the material culture of the ... More


Bumptious Reading and Priggish antanaclasis

Ceri Sullivan

in The Rhetoric of the Conscience in Donne, Herbert, and Vaughan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199547845
eISBN:
9780191720901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547845.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter moves on to the heart's reception of scripture in the well-known subgenre of ‘wreath’, ‘corona’, or ‘coronet’ verse. Here, the approved secular mode of reading selectively, pen in hand, ... More


Commonplace Shakespeare

Neil Rhodes

in Shakespeare and the Origins of English

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199245727
eISBN:
9780191715259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245727.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter takes one central aspect of the educational curriculum mentioned earlier — the commonplace method — showing first the creative uses to which Shakespeare puts this and how his own texts ... More


Dickinson’s Sheets

Alexandra Socarides

in Dickinson Unbound: Paper, Process, Poetics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199858088
eISBN:
9780199950300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199858088.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature, Poetry

This chapter describes Dickinson’s practice of making her fascicles and situates this act within conventions of nineteenth-century verse-copying and homemade book-making practices. It does so in ... More


The Making of a Poet

Nigel Leask

in Robert Burns and Pastoral: Poetry and Improvement in Late Eighteenth-Century Scotland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199572618
eISBN:
9780191722974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572618.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 18th-century Literature

This chapter argues that Burns's poetic self-fashioning was a successful attempt to achieve sentimental and cultural credit in the face of the practical financial difficulties that he faces as an ... More


Community of Mind: Quotation and Persuasion

Christopher Reid

in Imprison'd Wranglers: The Rhetorical Culture of the House of Commons 1760-1800

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199581092
eISBN:
9780191745621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581092.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, European Literature

This chapter discusses the practice of quotation in the eighteenth-century House, against a background of shifting opinions about the usefulness of commonplaces and conflicting views about ... More


Shakespeare: King Lear

Paul Hammond

in The Strangeness of Tragedy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199572601
eISBN:
9780191702099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572601.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Drama

In King Lear, characters exist in an uncertain, displaced, relationship to language. The play is built from commonplaces, proverbs, and rhetorical formulae, and from quotations of fable and song, as ... More


Medieval Prehistory

Ann Moss

in Printed Commonplace-Books and the Structuring of Renaissance Thought

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159087
eISBN:
9780191673474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159087.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The name ‘commonplace-book’ does not seem to have been used before the 16th century, but the thing itself had been evolving at least since the time of John of Salisbury. It is not to the genealogy of ... More


Midwives to the Commonplace-Book

Ann Moss

in Printed Commonplace-Books and the Structuring of Renaissance Thought

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159087
eISBN:
9780191673474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159087.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Nearly thirty years separate the writing of Rodolphus Agricola's De formando studio from its first appearance in print, which almost coincides with the publication of the first edition of a work ... More


Commonplace-Books at School

Ann Moss

in Printed Commonplace-Books and the Structuring of Renaissance Thought

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159087
eISBN:
9780191673474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159087.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The prescriptions for commonplace-books to be found in the works of Desiderius Erasmus, Philipp Melanchthon, and Juan Luis Vives were published together as excerpts in manuals De ratione studii. ... More


Commonplace-Books in Print

Ann Moss

in Printed Commonplace-Books and the Structuring of Renaissance Thought

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159087
eISBN:
9780191673474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159087.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

In the years immediately after De copia was published, printers were quick to service Erasmian copia, as well as good grammar and good morals, at an elementary level of schooling. Its preface ... More


Seventeenth Century: Consolidation

Ann Moss

in Printed Commonplace-Books and the Structuring of Renaissance Thought

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159087
eISBN:
9780191673474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159087.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

For Latin vocabulary, phraseology, and style, the commonplace-book remained in the 17th century as important a source as ever it had been in the preceding century. However, some features in the ... More


Seventeenth Century: Decline

Ann Moss

in Printed Commonplace-Books and the Structuring of Renaissance Thought

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159087
eISBN:
9780191673474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159087.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

J. Oudart de la Sourdière and J. Salabert demonstrated in their rather different ways that commonplace-books were deeply entrenched in pedagogical methodology well into the 17th century. When they ... More


Insular Books: Vernacular manuscript miscellanies in late medieval Britain

Margaret Connolly and Raluca Radulescu (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780197265833
eISBN:
9780191771996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265833.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This volume aims to rethink critical assumptions about a particular type of medieval manuscript: the miscellany. A miscellany is a multi-text manuscript, made up of mixed contents, often in a mixture ... More


The Fundamental Genres of Religious Reading

Paul J. Griffiths

in Religious Reading: The Place of Reading in the Practice of Religion

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195125771
eISBN:
9780199853335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195125771.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter analyzes two of the literary genres in which religious readers are most likely to compose and that they will most happily use: the commentary and the anthology. Topics covered include ... More


The Second Stage in the Development of the Federal Theology

David A. Weir

in The Origins of the Federal Theology in Sixteenth-Century Reformation Thought

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198266907
eISBN:
9780191683107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198266907.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

Zacharias Ursinus's colleagues continued to develop the covenant theme in Reformed theology after his death. One of the most important was Caspar Olevianus, who by 1584 was teaching at the Herborn ... More


Vying for Attention: The Contents of Dublin, Trinity College, MS 432

Raluca Radulescu

in Insular Books: Vernacular manuscript miscellanies in late medieval Britain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780197265833
eISBN:
9780191771996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265833.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter focuses on Dublin, Trinity College, MS 432, a miscellany often neglected in criticism, with the exception of two texts within it, a romance, King Robert of Sicily, and a play, the ... More


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