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  • Roman Antiquities in Renaissance France, 1515�65

    1st Edition

    By Richard Cooper

    Making use of new and original material based on firsthand sources, this book interrogates the vogue for collecting, discussing, depicting, and putting to political and cultural use Roman antiquities in the French Renaissance. It surveys a range of activity from the labours of collectors and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Objects and Textures of Everyday Life in Imperial Britain

    1st Edition

    Edited by Janet C. Myers, Deirdre H. McMahon

    Focusing on everyday life in nineteenth-century Britain and its imperial possessions”from preparing tea to cleaning the kitchen, from packing for imperial adventures to arranging home décor”the essays in this collection share a common focus on materiality, the nitty-gritty elements that helped give…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Towards Tate Modern

    Public Policy, Private Vision, 1st Edition

    By Caroline Donnellan

    Towards Tate Modern provides a new interdisciplinary account of Tate’s shifting position as a national arts institution. The book examines how earlier government directives impacted on Tate, which saw the organisation refocusing its aims and resulted in it pioneering new models for working across…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Music�Psychoanalysis�Musicology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Samuel Wilson

    There is a growing interest in what psychoanalytic theory brings to studying and researching music. Bringing together established scholars within the field, as well as emerging voices, this collection outlines and advances psychoanalytic approaches to our understanding of a range of musics—from the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Praise of Musicke, 1586

    An Edition with Commentary, 1st Edition

    By Hyun-Ah Kim

    This volume provides the first printed critical edition of The Praise of Musicke (1586), keeping the original text intact and accompanied by an analytical commentary. Against the Puritan attacks on liturgical music, The Praise of Musicke, the first apologetic treatise on music in English,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Perspectives on Early Keyboard Music and Revival in the Twentieth Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rachelle Taylor, Hank Knox

    The twentieth-century revival of early music unfolded in two successive movements rooted respectively in nineteenth-century antiquarianism and in rediscovery of the value of original instruments. The present volume is a collection of insights reflecting the principal concerns of the second of those…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Michelangelo's Poetry and Iconography in the Heart of the Reformation

    1st Edition

    By Ambra Moroncini

    Contextualizing Michelangelo’s poetry and spirituality within the framework of the religious Zeitgeist of his era, this study investigates his poetic production to shed new light on the artist’s religious beliefs and unique language of art. Author Ambra Moroncini looks first and foremost at…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Samuel Beckett, Repetition and Modern Music

    1st Edition

    By John McGrath

    Music abounds in twentieth- century Irish literature. Whether it be the "thought-tormented" music of Joyce’s "The Dead", the folk tunes and opera that resound throughout Ulysses, or the four- part threnody in Beckett’s Watt, it is clear that the influence of music on the written word in Ireland is…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Women and Shakespeare's Cuckoldry Plays

    Shifting Narratives of Marital Betrayal, 1st Edition

    By Cristina León Alfar

    How does a woman become a whore? What are the discursive dynamics making a woman a whore? And, more importantly, what are the discursive mechanics of unmaking? In Women and Shakespeare’s Cuckoldry Plays: Shifting Narratives of Marital Betrayal, Cristina León Alfar pursues these questions to tease…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Music, Modern Culture, and the Critical Ear

    1st Edition

    By Nicholas Attfield, Ben Winters

    In his 1985 book The Idea of Music: Schoenberg and Others, Peter Franklin set out a challenge for musicology: namely, how best to talk and write about the music of modern European culture that fell outside of the modernist mainstream typified by Schoenberg, Berg, and Webern? Thirty years on, this…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Staging Power in Tudor and Stuart English History Plays

    History, Political Thought, and the Redefinition of Sovereignty, 1st Edition

    By Kristin M.S. Bezio

    Staging Power in Tudor and Stuart English History Plays examines the changing ideological conceptions of sovereignty and their on-stage representations in the public theaters during the Elizabethan and early Stuart periods (1580-1642). The study examines the way in which the early modern stage…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Robert Armin and Shakespeare's Performed Songs

    1st Edition

    By Catherine A. Henze

    After Robert Armin joined the Chamberlain's Men, singing in Shakespeare's dramas catapulted from 1.25 songs and 9.95 lines of singing per play to 3.44 songs and 29.75 lines of singing, a virtually unnoticed phenomenon. In addition, many of the songs became seemingly improvisatory—similar to Armin's…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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