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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Syon's textual community

Alexandra da Costa.

in Reforming Printing

July 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 5078 words.

This chapter examines how Bonde, Fewterer, and Whitford came to Syon and the impact their education at Cambridge had. This chapter contends that the emerging popularity of humanism at the...

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Female Religious Community: Reading and Writing

Femke Molekamp.

in Women and the Bible in Early Modern England

March 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 15934 words.

This chapter demonstrates the important place of female community in Bible-reading and wider devotional practice. Using a range of archival sources in manuscript and print, I demonstrate...

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The Duties of Societies: Literature, Friendship and Community

Michelle O’Callaghan.

in Renaissance Transformations

October 2009; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 6539 words.

This chapter examines a new aspect of writing communities, where the declarations of exclusivity were also a mechanism to negotiate political and personal obligations. It takes a closer...

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Islamic Communities

Bernadette Andrea.

in The Oxford Handbook of Early Modern English Literature and Religion

June 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 7820 words.

This chapter examines four ‘time-spaces’ to situate the lives of individuals from the Islamic world in early modern England and their impact on its literary imagination: 1) the presence of...

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Sir Thomas Elyot and the Bonds of Community

Cathy Shrank.

in The Oxford Handbook of Tudor Literature

September 2009; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 8087 words.

This article examines Elyot as a humanist thinker and writer throughout his literary career, focusing on his commitment to the public role of the author, working on behalf of his...

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Collaboration and the international scholarly community

Hugh Adlington.

in The Oxford Handbook of John Donne

February 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (1500 to 1800); Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 2792 words.

According to John R. Roberts's Annotated Bibliography of Modern Criticism, 1979–1995, over one hundred books, articles, and notes on Donne's life and work have been published yearly since...

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‘Leaves of Fame’: Katherine Philips and Robert Herrick's Shared Community

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in ‘Lords of Wine and Oile’

September 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 10804 words.

Although apparently incongruous, the comparison between Philips and Herrick helps us understand both authors' relationship to their medium, for both bridged the gap between scribal...

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Introduction: Herrick’s Communities of Manuscript and Print

Tom Cain and Ruth Connolly.

in ‘Lords of Wine and Oile’

September 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 9712 words.

This introduction draws on new research carried out for the forthcoming edition of his poems to recount Herrick's biography, the early history of his poetic career and the printing history...

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Afterword: Herrick's Community, the Babylonian Captivity, and the Uses of Historicism

Achsah Guibbory.

in ‘Lords of Wine and Oile’

September 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 6495 words.

This chapter analyses how poetry for Herrick and many other royalists connected to the Caroline court is political, not in the limited sense of power relations but in the sense of being...

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Herrick and the Order of the Black Riband: Literary Community in Civil-War London and the Publication of Hesperides (1648)

Nicholas McDowell.

in ‘Lords of Wine and Oile’

September 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 8328 words.

This chapter recovers Herrick’s association with a formidable, secretive, and almost unknown literary circle which formed in London in the aftermath of the first Civil War, and whose raison...

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Community of Mind: Quotation and Persuasion

Christopher Reid.

in Imprison'd Wranglers

November 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 14731 words.

This chapter discusses the practice of quotation in the eighteenth-century House, against a background of shifting opinions about the usefulness of commonplaces and conflicting views about...

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Secularizing Conscience in Milton's Republican Community

Lana Cable.

in Milton and Toleration

July 2007; p ublished online September 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 7483 words.

This chapter explores ambiguities and contradictions in the thinking of Milton and other republicans, whose ideas about toleration came into conflict with their demands for freedom of...

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Law Enforcement and the Local Community

James Sharpe.

in The Oxford Handbook of English Law and Literature, 1500-1700

June 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 9159 words.

Ultimately, the enforcement of the criminal law in early modern England depended upon the co-operation and involvement of a number of parochial officers: in particular the parish...

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‘Divines into dry Vines’: forms of jesting in Renaissance England

Adam Smyth.

in Formal matters

November 2013; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 11360 words.

In Adam Smyth’s study of Renaissance jests and jestbooks, textual production is characterized by a lack of authorship, since jokes never really have owners or authors. Circulated within a...

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Scene 4 Tom’s Places

Simon Palfrey.

in Poor Tom

September 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 2156 words.

This section explores the ecology of Tom—the places he lives in, and that live in him. The weather is alive. Place feels. His shadow is as substantial as his body. He is immersed in place,...

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The ‘evill time’; Spenserian Community in the 1620s

Michelle O'Callaghan.

in The ‘Shepheards Nation’

March 2000; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 16722 words.

As certain political issues were amplified by the Bohemian crisis, English politics shifted their attention to coming up with measures that would put an end to the crisis and other various...

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Milton, John Hall, and Cultural Communities in Post‐War London, 1646–1647

Nicholas Mcdowell.

in Poetry and Allegiance in the English Civil Wars

November 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 30511 words.

This chapter focuses initially on John Hall of Durham, who had been under Stanley's patronage since 1642 and was a key member of his London literary group. Hall was also an avid reader of...

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The ‘Shepheards Nation’

Michelle O'Callaghan.

March 2000; p ublished online October 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 280 pages.

This is a study of a group of Jacobean Spenserian poets, William Browne, George Wither, and Christopher Brooke, and of the ways in which these writers represented themselves as a...

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Exiles Abroad

Jaime Goodrich.

in The Oxford Handbook of Early Modern English Literature and Religion

June 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 8062 words.

Over the course of the early modern period, political and religious upheavals in England led to the formation of many different expatriate communities on the Continent and in North America....

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Translation and Communication

José María Pérez Fernández.

in Cultures of Diplomacy and Literary Writing in the Early Modern World

June 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (Civil War and Restoration). 7024 words.

Based on a survey of how the tropes of community, commerce, and communication pervaded the rhetoric of political theory and also of certain forms of prose fiction, Chapter 5 suggests a new...

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