Text/events in Early Modern England

Text/events in Early Modern England

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Engaging with the mutually constitutive conjunctions of experience and inscription in Elizabethan England-what Sandra Logan calls the 'text/event'-this study considers multiple accounts of four historical events: Elizabeth's 1558 coronation entry; the 1575 Kenilworth entertainments; the reign of Richard II; and the 1601 Essex trial. The book traces an emergent trend in representational practice, whereby popular accounts produce a sense of immediate experience that is richer and more intimate than the event itself.See Responsive Readings: Versions of a#39;Eccho a#39; in Pastoral, Epic, and the Jonsonian Masque (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1984), Ch. 3, pp. 57- 92. 87 Jhones gets the date wrong on this device, identifying its day of performance asanbsp;...

Title:Text/events in Early Modern England
Author:Sandra Logan
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2007


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