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Early Modern English Lives by Ronald Bedford

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Published by Ashgate Pub Co .
Written in English


  • Literary studies: 16th to 18th centuries,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • British Isles,
  • Reference,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Autobiography,
  • Biography,
  • England,
  • History and criticism

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10852791M
ISBN 100754652955
ISBN 109780754652953

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DOI link for Early Modern English Lives. Early Modern English Lives book. Autobiography and Self-Representation – By Ronald Bedford, Lloyd Davis. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 5 December Pub. location London. Imprint Routledge. Early English Books Online (EEBO) is the definitive online collection of early printed works in English, and works printed in England, making digital copies of over , titles from before discoverable through an interface tailored for early modern scholars. No other resource for early modern scholarship is as comprehensive as Early.   Early Modern English Lives offers a broad survey of a number of autobiographical texts, authors, trends, and genres spanning the late-sixteenth through the early eighteenth century. Bedford, Davis, and Kelly's collection of largely independent essays focuses on topics as disparate as time, mirrors, travel, sieges, spiritual self-examinations.   Europe's medieval and early modern books have been deemed waste and recycled in the structures of other books, too. The seminar serves to demonstrate that each book's accretions and subtractions have meaning—even for those most interested in books' earliest years—and it will arm participants with the tools needed for identifying and.

Early Modern English or Early New English (sometimes abbreviated EModE, EMnE, or EME) is the stage of the English language from the beginning of the Tudor period to the English Interregnum and Restoration, or from the transition from Middle English, in the late 15th century, to the transition to Modern English, in the mid-to-late 17th century.. Before and after the accession of James I to the. This engaging book provides an essential introduction to the manuscript in early modern England. From birth to death, parish record to probate inventory, writing framed the lives of the early modern English. The book offers a detailed technical introduction to the handwriting of the period, from “secretary hand” through the “copperplate. Book Description. How did early modern English people write about themselves, and how do we listen to their voices four centuries later? The authors of Early Modern English Lives: Autobiography and Self-Representation argue that identity is depicted through complex, subtle, and often contradictory social interactions and literary forms.   A Biographical Encyclopedia of Early Modern Englishwomen: Exemplary Lives and Memorable Acts, [Levin, Carole, Bertolet, Anna Riehl, Carney, Jo Eldridge] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A Biographical Encyclopedia of Early Modern Englishwomen: Exemplary Lives and Memorable Acts,

the early modern period witnessed a huge expansion of the English language: the OED includes nea words with a first reference in these two centuries; between and over words entered the language to describe aspects of the life and physical sciences. A more controversial discovery involves the grammar of early modern English (EmodE) in the text of the Book of Mormon. Some of these elements arise out of quotations or paraphrases of passages from the KJV Bible. However far more interesting are the many structures that aren’t in the KJV nor in texts from the late 18th or 19th centuries.   Counsel and Command in Early Modern English Thought Cambridge University Press While it has often been recognized that counsel formed an essential part of the political discourse in early modern England, the precise role that it occupied in the development of political thinking has remained obscure. Author Bedford, Ronald, Title Early modern English lives: autobiography and self-representation, / Ronald Bedford, Philippa Kelly.