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Recreation and William Alexander’s Doomes-day (1637)
The Natural History of The Silkewormes and their Flies
(Manchester University Press: Cahiers Élisabéthains, 2010-09-01)
This study examines the overlap between natural philosophy and humanist imitation in two works by Thomas Moffet: his reference work Insectorum sive Minimorum Animalum Theatrum (written c.1589) and his poem The Silkewormes, ...
Erehwon: For a cartography of change
We introduce a work-in-progress collaborative research project, which aims at creating an interactive real time cartography of socio-political performative projects within Europe and beyond. The cartography will be designed ...
Verba vana: empty words in Ricardian London
(Queen Mary University of London, 2012-08)
Verba Vana, or ‘empty words’, are named as among the defining features of London by a late fourteenth-century Anglo-Latin poem which itemises the properties of seven English cities. This thesis examines the implications ...
Re-articulating the creative hub concept as a model for business support in the local creative economy: the case of Mare Street in Hackney
The literature on ‘creative hubs’ is scarce. Although the term is currently in wide use in policy circles, its actual meaning is not always clear. Accordingly, this paper aims to clarify what is meant by the ‘creative hub’ ...
The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Poet
(Oxford University Press, 2013-09-26)
'There is one thing to be said for contemporary poetry that can't be said of any other', T. S. Eliot averred in a piece offilm footage, ... The Oxford Handbook of Contemporary British and Irish Poetry is a ...
Ghostly Authorities and the British Popular Press
(Manchester University Press, 2014)
folk tales to political pamphlets, linked to an investigation into the later impact of a Gothicized Renaissance. The manifold resonances between the chapters in terms of primary textual references to Renaissance texts as ...