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Poetry in English

Marie‐Louise Coolahan

in Women, Writing, and Language in Early Modern Ireland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199567652
eISBN:
9780191722011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567652.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter explores the importation into Ireland of English literary culture by Anne Southwell and Katherine Philips. It argues that the social mechanisms of English manuscript culture are adapted ... More


Some Types of Literary Manuscript

H. K. Woudhuysen

in Sir Philip Sidney and the Circulation of Manuscripts, 1558–1640

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129660
eISBN:
9780191671821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129660.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Both professional and amateur groups of actors needed scribes to prepare manuscripts of plays for performance. The work of private collectors in preserving academic drama and in commissioning copies ... More


Scholarly Interest

H. K. Woudhuysen

in Sir Philip Sidney and the Circulation of Manuscripts, 1558–1640

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129660
eISBN:
9780191671821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129660.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

No group of people have been more aware of the value of a manuscript culture and of the importance of its survival than antiquaries, heralds, and scholars. All copied or had works copied for them: ... More


The Arrival of the Printing Press

Arnoud S. Q. Visser

in Reading Augustine in the Reformation: The Flexibility of Intellectual Authority in Europe, 1500-1620

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199765935
eISBN:
9780199895168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765935.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The first collected edition of Augustine's works, published in 1505–6 by the Basel publisher Johann Amerbach, was the version that was used by the first generation of Reformers, including Martin ... More


Manuscript

in Interacting with Print: Elements of Reading in the Era of Print Saturation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226469140
eISBN:
9780226469287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226469287.003.0013
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter focuses on works on eighteenth- and nineteenth-century manuscript culture. It begins with an assumption of coevolution rather than succession. Rather than rely on a replacement model—in ... More


Recipes for Sale: Intersections between Manuscript and Print Cultures

Elaine Leong

in Recipes and Everyday Knowledge: Medicine, Science, and the Household in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226583495
eISBN:
9780226583525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226583525.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

By the 1650s, the London booksellers’ shelves were packed with printed recipe collections. With titles like A Choice Manual of Rare and Select Secrets (1653), The Marrow of Physicke, or A Learned ... More


Original Copy: Plagiarism and Originality in Nineteenth-Century Literature

Robert Macfarlane

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199296507
eISBN:
9780191711916
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296507.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

‘“Originality” is only plagiarizing from a great many’, remarked Rupert Brooke, stealing the line from Voltaire. Questions of originality and accusations of plagiarism, are as old as literature, but ... More


Introduction: Defining the Miscellany

Angus Vine

in Miscellaneous Order: Manuscript Culture and the Early Modern Organization of Knowledge

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198809708
eISBN:
9780191847134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809708.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter defines miscellaneity and the miscellany. It traces their material manifestations in early modern culture and establishes key pedagogical precepts and practices in relation to both, as ... More


Archiving the Archive: Scribal and Material Culture in 17th-Century Zurich

Sundar Henny

in Archives and Information in the Early Modern World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780197266250
eISBN:
9780191869181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266250.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This contribution is an exercise in amalgamation: it seeks to blur the distinctions between archival and scribal culture, between form and content, and between the history of the book and history of ... More


Writing the Family Archive: Recipes and the Paperwork of Kinship

Elaine Leong

in Recipes and Everyday Knowledge: Medicine, Science, and the Household in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226583495
eISBN:
9780226583525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226583525.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores the multitude of ways householders used collecting recipes and creating recipe collections to construct and write their own family histories. It argues that gathering recipes ... More


Recipes and Everyday Knowledge: Medicine, Science, and the Household in Early Modern England

Elaine Leong

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226583495
eISBN:
9780226583525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226583525.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Early modern English men and women were fascinated by recipes. Across the country, people of all ranks enthusiastically collected, exchanged, and experimented with medical and cookery instructions. ... More


The Oxford English Literary History: Volume V: 1645-1714: The Later Seventeenth Century

Margaret J. M. Ezell

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198183112
eISBN:
9780191847158
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198183112.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This volume in the Oxford English Literary History series covering 1645–1714 removes the traditional literary period labels and boundaries used in earlier studies to categorize the literary culture ... More


Inventing the Printed Textbook

Richard Oosterhoff

in Making Mathematical Culture: University and Print in the Circle of Lefèvre d'Étaples

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198823520
eISBN:
9780191862151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823520.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine, European Early Modern History

Beatus Rhenanus encountered the printed textbook at the leading edge of experiment with the printed form. This chapter considers how these books were assembled and how the change from manuscript to ... More


Collecting Recipes Step-by-Step

Elaine Leong

in Recipes and Everyday Knowledge: Medicine, Science, and the Household in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226583495
eISBN:
9780226583525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226583525.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores how early modern men and women assessed recipe knowledge and tried and tested cures. It contends that contemporary men and women evaluated potential know-how through multiple ... More


Writing as (One Form of) Notation

Haun Saussy

in The Ethnography of Rhythm

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823270460
eISBN:
9780823270507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270460.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Theorists of oral literature often defend the genre against the charge of being a “mechanical” aggregate of ready-made phrases. But mechanism, far from being a drawback, is an advantage in a genre ... More


Recipe Trials in the Early Modern Household

Elaine Leong

in Recipes and Everyday Knowledge: Medicine, Science, and the Household in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226583495
eISBN:
9780226583525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226583525.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Opening with Sir Edward Dering’s busy summer of trying and testing drugs, this chapter explores recipe trials. Building on the arguments presented in earlier chapters, this chapter argues that the ... More


The Oxford English Literary History: Volume V: 1645–1714: The Later Seventeenth Century: Companion Volume

Margaret J. M. Ezell

Published in print:
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
eISBN:
9780191849572
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780191849572.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This volume in the Oxford English Literary History series covering 1645–1714 removes the traditional literary period labels and boundaries used in earlier studies to categorize the literary culture ... More


Sermons

Françoise Deconinck-Brossard

in The Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Traditions, Volume II: The Long Eighteenth Century c. 1689-c. 1828

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198702245
eISBN:
9780191838910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198702245.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Both liturgically and architecturally, sermons were central to Dissenting life. Listening to the Word was at the heart of Dissenting worship and pulpits were frequently in prominent positions within ... More


‘The Impudent Fellow Came in Swareing’: Constructing and Defending Quaker Community in Elizabeth Drinker’s Diary

Desirée Henderson

in New Critical Studies on Early Quaker Women, 1650-1800

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198814221
eISBN:
9780191851858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814221.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter examines the almost fifty-year-long diary written by Elizabeth Drinker, a Quaker woman residing in Philadelphia at the end of the eighteenth century. It argues that Drinker employed her ... More


New Critical Studies on Early Quaker Women, 1650-1800

Michele Lise Tarter and Catie Gill (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198814221
eISBN:
9780191851858
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814221.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

There has never been an interdisciplinary collection of essays that focuses specifically on the women of the Quaker movement—their experiences and their voices, their bodies and their texts. This ... More


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