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|
|Publisher||:||Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2007|