Monuments and memory in early modern England

by Peter Sherlock

Publisher: Ashgate in Burlington

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Sepulchral monuments -- England -- History -- 16th century,
  • Sepulchral monuments -- England -- History -- 17th century,
  • Christian art and symbolism -- England -- Modern period, 1500-

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementPeter Sherlock.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNB1803.G7 S54 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17891286M
ISBN 109780754660934
LC Control Number2007014790

Why Monuments Matter “Together, social memory and social space conjoin to produce much of the context for modern identities—and the often-rigorous contestation of those identities.” -Steven Hoelscher and Derek H. Alderman. Acts of Reading: Interpretation, Reading Practices, and the Idea of the Book in John Foxe's Actes and Monuments, co-edited with Ryan Netzley (U of Delaware P, ). Anderson, T— and Memory in Early Modern England and Wales. In Seventeenth Century News. &2 (Spring/Summer) Review of Douglas Trevor, The Poetics of Melancholy in. Jan 01,  · Free Online Library: Horrid Spectacle: Violation in the Theater of Early Modern England.(Book review) by "Medieval and Renaissance Drama in England"; Arts, visual and performing Literature, writing, book reviews Books Book reviews. A History of Early Modern Women's Writing is essential reading for students and scholars working in the field of early modern British literature and history. This collaborative book of twenty-two chapters offers an expansive, multifaceted narrative of British women's literary and textual production in the period stretching from the English.

Sep 15,  · The eight essays in Early Medieval Stone Monuments: Materiality, Biography, Landscape, along with a substantial introduction by editors Howard Williams, Joanne Kirton, and Meggen Gondek, offer original insights on the objectness of early medieval sculpture: they describe physical encounters with monuments, mnemonic qualities of stone, and multiple reuses of artworks, medieval and post Author: Karen Overbey. Memory’s Library: Medieval Books in Early Modern England (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, ; paperback edition, ); reviewed in Speculum, Studies in the Age of Chaucer, Times Literary Supplement, Renaissance Quarterly, American Historical Review, Review of English Studies, and others. Exploring notions of history, collective memory, cultural memory, public memory, official memory, and public history, Slavery in the Age of Memory: Engaging the Past explains how ordinary citizens, social groups, governments and institutions engage with the past of slavery and the Atlantic slave trade. Oct 01,  · Early modern English writers often complained that “charity had grown cold,” lamenting the dissolution of society’s communal bonds. But far from diminishing in scope or influence, charity generated heated debates, animated by social, political, and religious changes that prompted urgent questions about the virtue’s powers and functions.

Prayer Book and People in Elizabethan and Early Stuart England. Cambridge, McCullough, Peter, Hugh Adlington, and Emma Rhatigan, eds. The Oxford Handbook of the Early Modern Sermon. Oxford, Marotti, A. F., Religious Ideology and Cultural Fantasy: Catholic and Anti-Catholic Discourses in Early Modern England. Notre Dame, Abolition of memory is easy when the revisionists enjoy the high moral ground and the damned are evil incarnate. But more often, killing the dead is not an easy a matter of dragon slaying, as with. literature nationalism and memory in early modern england and wales 1st edition by philip schwyzer author. philip schwyzer x27 s literature nationalism and memory in early modern england and wales joins a growing body of scholarship by such critics as david baker andrew hadfield christopher highley and willy maley interested in the literary manifestations of what historians have termed the. Book series: Late Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Place: publisher, year: Turnhout: Brepols Publishers for thinking about gender as a category of historical analysis and as a set of experiences central to late medieval and early modern Europe. PDF (MB) Patriarchal Memory: Monuments in Early-Modern England, p. Peter.

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This book is a study of the material culture of memory in sixteenth and seventeenth-century England. By interpreting the images and inscriptions on monuments to the dead, it explores how early modern people wanted to be remembered - their social vision, cultural ideals, religious beliefs and political values.

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The author, where possible, tells the story of each tomb, noting shape, situation and patronage how contemporaries responded to it. "This book is a study of the material culture of memory in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century England.

By interpreting the images and inscriptions on monuments to the dead, it explores how early modern people wanted to be remembered - their social vision, cultural ideals, religious beliefs and political values.". Mar 18,  · Sherlock also acknowledges that he is writing in the wake of earlier historical and art historical surveys of this material, including those of Howard Colvin and Erwin Panofsky, as well as the pioneering study of Early Modern tomb monuments by Nigel Llewellyn, and Peter Burke's study of memory and ritual in the Early Modern period.

The early modern period inherited a deeply-ingrained culture of Christian remembrance that proved a platform for creativity in a remarkable variety of forms. From the literature of church ritual to the construction of monuments; from portraiture to the.

Early modern period. The removal of almost all the many wall-paintings in English churches in the iconoclasm of the English Reformation and the English Commonwealth left plenty of bare spaces.

Over the following centuries, these were gradually filled Monuments and memory in early modern England book monuments of the wealthy. Monuments and Memory in Early Modern England.

Aldershot: Ashgate. Dec 24,  · Peter Sherlock's Monuments and Memory in Early Modern England represents a further contribution to this literature, as it explores the role played by monuments as "deliberate messages from the past to posterity" (1) in the remembrance —and misremembrance —of the dead.

Feb 11,  · The Reformation, first under Henry and then under Edward VI and Elizabeth I, involved erasing a large part of the past – quite literally, in the form of iconoclasm of Catholic monuments.

Early modern England was a society that venerated the memory of their ancestors, whether medieval kings or the progenitors of the local gentry, and yet was.

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The Actes and Monuments, popularly known as Foxe's Book of Martyrs, is a work of Protestant history and martyrology by Protestant English historian John Foxe, first published in by John clubhipicbanyoles.com includes a polemical account of the sufferings of Protestants under the Catholic Church, with particular emphasis on England and clubhipicbanyoles.com book was highly influential in those countries and Author: John Foxe.

Church Monuments Vols I–XXXII (–) Book reviews 1 Adams, A. and Barker, J., The art of memory. Sculpture in the cemeteries of London. Reviewed by remembrance in Early Modern England. Memorial cultures of the Post Reformation. Reviewed by A. White, XXIX. Apr 01,  · The early modern period inherited a deeply-ingrained culture of Christian remembrance that proved a platform for creativity in a remarkable variety of forms.

Search all titles Search all collectionsBook Edition: 1st Edition. Scott L. Newstok's Quoting Death in Early Modern England offers a compelling and well-researched study of the functions and myriad forms of epitaphs in the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries This book deserves careful study, particularly by scholars of early modern memory and textuality, and specifically by those interested in the.

The Reformation of the Landscape: Religion, Identity, and Memory in Early Modern Britain and woods, springs, rocks, mountain peaks, prehistoric monuments, and other distinctive topographical features of the British Isles.

Drawing on extensive research and embracing insights from a range of disciplines, Alexandra Walsham examines the origins Cited by: Get this from a library. Monuments and literary posterity in early modern drama. [Brian Chalk] -- "In spite of the ephemeral nature of performed drama, playwrights such as Marlowe, Jonson, Webster, Fletcher, and Shakespeare were deeply interested in the endurance of their theatrical work and in.

Memory is as central to modern politics as politics is central to modern memory. We are so accustomed to living in a forest of monuments, to having the past represented to us through museums, historic sites, and public sculpture, that we easily lose sight of the recent origins and diverse meanings of these uniquely modern phenomena.

In this volume, leading historians, anthropologists, and 3/5(3). Monuments and Memory in Early Modern England – By Peter Sherlock Article in Journal of Religious History 35(1) - · February with 9 Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Robert Aldrich.

Memory is as central to modern politics as politics is central to modern memory. We are so accustomed to living in a forest of monuments, to having the past represented to us through museums, historic sites, and public sculpture, that we easily lose sight of the recent origins and diverse meanings of these uniquely modern phenomena/5(37).

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Memory is as central to modern politics as politics is central to modern memory. We are so accustomed to living in a forest of monuments, to having the past represented to us through museums, historic sites, and public sculpture, that we easily lose sight of the recent origins and diverse meanings of these uniquely modern phenomena.

Lasting Impressions: Monumental Brass Rubbings Haverford College October 26, to January 10, This student-curated exhibit, developed by the John P. Chesick Scholars Program and the Libraries, celebrates the inauguration of Dan Weiss as Haverford College’s 14th president. A slightly dated but still useful overview of death and burial in early modern England.

Shows how the growing concern with the individual gradually began the alienation of death from society. Houlbrooke, Ralph.

Death, Religion and the Family in England – Oxford: Oxford University Press, Memory in Early Modern England Prof. Alex Walsham Trinity College ([email protected]) funeral monuments and material objects – that afford insight into the culture and transmutations of early modern memory.

Sessions in the Michaelmas Term will explore contemporary perceptions and practices of Entry on memory in commonplace book, c. Nov 26,  · This book is most of all a telling demonstration of what can be learned from a study of early modern books as artefacts, when the author, as here, has a clear understanding of contemporary printing practice, and where a keen eye is applied to investigating subtle indications of Author: Andrew Pettegree.

This book studies relationship between the landscape of Britain and Ireland and the tumultuous religious changes of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. It explores how the profound theological and liturgical transformations that marked the era between and both shaped, and were in turn shaped by, the places and spaces within the physical environment in which they occurred.

Lynne Kelly has discovered that a powerful memory technique used by the ancients can unlock the secrets of the Neolithic stone circles of Britain and Europe, the ancient Pueblo buildings in New Mexico and other prehistoric stone monuments across the world.

We can still use the memory code today to train our own memories.4/5. Add to Book Bag Remove from Book Bag. Saved in: Patriarchal memory: monuments in early-modern England / Peter Sherlock ; Agency, women, and witchcraft in early-modern England: Rye, / Elizabeth Kent ; Reflecting and creating gender in late-medieval and early-modern Europe / Megan Cassidy-Welch and Peter Sherlock.

Similar Items.In: Practices of Gender in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe. Late Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Brepols, Tournhout. ISBN Books / Monographs. Sherlock, Peter () Monuments and Memory in Early Modern England.

Ashgate, Aldershot. pp. ISBN Professor Peter Sherlock is the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Divinity in Melbourne, Australia and author of Monuments and Memory in Early Modern England () and several book chapters and journal articles on memory and commemoration in early modern Europe.