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advertisement

Overview page. Subjects: Media Studies — Bibliography.

An attention-grabbing presentation in any medium which typically serves the marketing function of persuading consumers to purchase a product or service but which may also function to raise...

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And Robin Hood, Scarlet and John

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Snatch of a broadside ballad sung by Silence in 2 Henry IV 5.3.104; also alluded to by Falstaff in The Merry Wives of Windsor 1.1.158. The original tune is unknown.

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anonymity

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[Greek ‘nameless’]

A state where a person's name or other identifying characteristics are not known. A characteristic of internet communication of the kind that takes place in...

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Augustin Vicenze Zamorano

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 (1798–1842) A soldier and politician in the Mexican government of Alta California,

Zamorano became California’s first printer in 1834 when he opened a printing office in Monterey....

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Austrian National Library

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One of the great libraries of the world, the OeNB is international in scope. Founded in the second half of the 14th century as the heir to the Habsburg Imperial ...

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ballad

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A poem or song narrating a story in short stanzas. Traditional ballads are typically of unknown authorship, having been passed on orally from one generation to the next as part of the folk...

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ballads in Ireland

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The ballad came to Ireland from England and Scotland from around the beginning of the 17th cent., its popularity increasing as the English language spread. The ballad in Irish is ...

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black letter

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Sometimes used popularly as the English equivalent for the whole gothic type family, both early and more recent; the term also refers to scripts that developed from the 12th century. ...

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catalogues of books, MS and print

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Catalogues record ownership, usually availability, sometimes noting donations or provenance, and are compiled with the purpose of publicly imparting this information. Catalogues of books,...

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Cecil Sharp

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(b Denmark Hill, London, 1859; d Hampstead, 1924).

Eng. folk‐song and folk‐dance collector and editor, organist, and writer. Trained as lawyer and practised as such in Australia....

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