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PW-234727-16
EBBA: Rare Broadside Ballad Collections in the US and UK
Patricia Fumerton, University of California, Santa Barbara

Grant details: https://securegrants.neh.gov/publicquery/main.aspx?f=1&gn=PW-234727-16

Coming Alive: Archiving the Huntington Broadside Ballads (Article)
Title: Coming Alive: Archiving the Huntington Broadside Ballads
Author: Patricia Fumerton
Abstract: Introduction for a special issue of the Huntington Library Quarterly, "Living English Broadside Ballads, 1550-1750: Song, Art, Dance, Culture."
Year: 2016
Primary URL: http://hlq.pennpress.org/home/
Primary URL Description: Huntington Library Quarterly homepage.
Secondary URL: http://huntington.org/WebAssets/Templates/content.aspx?id=2988
Secondary URL Description: Huntington Library Quarterly website at the Huntington Library
Access Model: Subscription
Format: Journal
Periodical Title: Huntington Library Quarterly 79.2
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

Poverty (Book Section)
Title: Poverty
Author: Patricia Fumerton
Editor: Patricia Parker
Abstract: Encyclopedia entry on poverty.
Year: 2016
Primary URL: http://www.sup.org/shakespeare/
Primary URL Description: Stanford University Press's forthcoming Stanford Global Shakespeare Encyclopedia
Access Model: Digital edition; open access
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Book Title: The Stanford Global Shakespeare Encyclopedia

Vagrancy (Book Section)
Title: Vagrancy
Author: Patricia Fumerton
Editor: Patricia Parker
Abstract: Encyclopedia entry on vagrancy.
Year: 2016
Primary URL: http://www.sup.org/shakespeare/
Primary URL Description: Stanford University Press's forthcoming Stanford Global Shakespeare Encyclopedia.
Access Model: Digital edition; open access
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Book Title: The Stanford Global Shakespeare Encyclopedia

Introduction: Experiential Scholarship/Learning (Article)
Title: Introduction: Experiential Scholarship/Learning
Author: Patricia Fumerton
Abstract: Published in a special edition of the Huntington Library Quarterly, "Living English Broadside Ballads, 1550-1750: Song, Art, Dance, Culture."
Year: 2016
Primary URL: http://hlq.pennpress.org/home/
Access Model: Subscription
Format: Journal
Periodical Title: Huntington Library Quarterly 79.2
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

Samuel Pepys and the Making of Ballad Publics (Book Section)
Title: Samuel Pepys and the Making of Ballad Publics
Author: Patricia Fumerton
Editor: Wim van Anrooij
Editor: Dieuwke van der Poel
Editor: Louis Peter Grijp
Abstract: Singing together is a tried and true method of establishing and maintaining a group’s identity. Identity, Intertextuality, and Performance in Early Modern Song Culture for the first time explores comparatively the dynamic process of group formation through the production and appropriation of songs in various European countries and regions. Drawing on oral, handwritten and printed sources, with examples ranging from 1450 to 1850, the authors investigate intertextual patterns, borrowing of melodies, and performance practices as these manifested themselves in a broad spectrum of genres including ballads, popular songs, hymns and political songs. The volume intends to be a point of departure for further comparative studies in European song culture. Contributors are: Ingrid Åkesson, Mary-Ann Constantine, Patricia Fumerton, Louis Peter Grijp, Éva Guillorel, Franz-Josef Holznagel, Tine de Koninck, Christopher Marsh, Hubert Meeus, Nelleke Moser, Dieuwke van der Poel, Sophie Reinders, David Robb, Clara Strijbosch, and Anne Marieke van der Wal.
Year: 2016
Primary URL: http://www.brill.com/products/book/identity-intertextuality-and-performance-early-modern-song-culture
Secondary URL: http://booksandjournals.brillonline.com/content/books/b9789004314986_014
Access Model: Digital edition; print edition
Publisher: Brill
Book Title: Identity, Intertextuality, and Performance in Early Modern Song Culture
ISBN: 9789004314979

Out of Place: Vagrancy and Settlement (Public Lecture or Presentation)
Title: Out of Place: Vagrancy and Settlement
Abstract: Invited plenary speaker
Author: Patricia Fumerton
Date: 12/7/16
Location: Institute of History Research, School of Advanced Study, University of London

The Limits of the Shakespearean Stage: Rejigging The Winter's Tale" (Public Lecture or Presentation)
Title: The Limits of the Shakespearean Stage: Rejigging The Winter's Tale"
Abstract: Invited keynote speaker
Author: Patricia Fumerton
Date: 4/25/17
Location: Hemingway Literary Center, Boise State University, Idaho

Politics, Prophecy, and Propaganda (Public Lecture or Presentation)
Title: Politics, Prophecy, and Propaganda
Abstract: Paper presentation
Author: Patricia Fumerton
Date: 5/25/17
Location: Boise State University, Idaho

Did- and Re- and Dis-assembled; Or, Recycling Broadside Ballads and Shakespearean Drama (Public Lecture or Presentation)
Title: Did- and Re- and Dis-assembled; Or, Recycling Broadside Ballads and Shakespearean Drama
Abstract: Invited keynote speaker
Author: Patricia Fumerton
Date: 5/20/17
Location: Vanderbilt University, Tennessee

Notating Tune with Text: Greensleeves and St. George and the Dragon (Conference/Institute/Seminar)
Title: Notating Tune with Text: Greensleeves and St. George and the Dragon
Author: Erik Bell
Author: Patricia Fumerton
Abstract: Part II: Notating Tune with Text: Greensleeves and St George and the Dragon Led by Patricia Fumerton and Erik Bell Professor Fumerton explored questions of tune and text notations, with EBBA music specialist Erik Bell. Patricia Fumerton is Professor of English at the University of California, Santa Barbara, director of UCSB’s English Broadside Ballad Archive, http://ebba.english.ucsb.edu, and author of Unsettled: The Culture of Mobility and the Working Poor in Early Modern England (2006) and of Cultural Aesthetics: Renaissance Literature and the Practice of Social Ornament (1991). She has just completed another monograph, Moving Media, Tactical Publics: The English Broadside Ballad in Early Modern England. Erik Bell completed his BA in Music (Piano Emphasis) in 2006 at the University of Oregon is currently a PhD candidate in Music Theory at UCSB, researching chord-transformational theory within 19th and early 20th-century music. The other hat he wears is Music Specialist for the English Broadside Ballad Archive, where he leads the newly funded Minstrel project of recording transcriptions and himself recording to date over 500 ballads. He has also worked as a Teaching Assistant for both the Musicianship series and Music Fundamentals at UCSB, lecturing for Music Fundamentals during Summer 2013.
Date Range: 3/31/17
Location: University of Sussex Humanities Digital Lab, Brighton, UK
Primary URL: http://www.sussex.ac.uk/shl/events/eventsarchive

Human Computer Collaboration: Arch-V Image Matching and the Human-curated Woodcut Catalog (Conference/Institute/Seminar)
Title: Human Computer Collaboration: Arch-V Image Matching and the Human-curated Woodcut Catalog
Author: Patricia Fumerton
Author: Carl Stahmer
Author: Megan Palmer
Abstract: Part I: Human Computer Collaboration: Arch-V Image Matching and the Human-curated Woodcut Catalog Led by Patricia Fumerton, Carl Stahmer, Megan Palmer Professor Fumerton addressed questions of digital archiving and collaboration, with EBBA associates Dr Megan E.Palmer, specialist in historical woodcut impressions, and Dr Carl Stahmer, Digital Humanities historical archive specialist.
Date Range: 3/31/17
Location: University of Sussex Humanities Digital Lab, Brighton, UK
Primary URL: http://www.sussex.ac.uk/shl/events/eventsarchive

Tracking the Lady and the Blackamoor: Ballad Song, Image, and Publics, 1570-1789 (Public Lecture or Presentation)
Title: Tracking the Lady and the Blackamoor: Ballad Song, Image, and Publics, 1570-1789
Abstract: Invited speaker for the British History in the Long Eighteenth Century Seminar Programme
Author: Patricia Fumerton
Date: 3/22/17
Location: London, UK

Digging Veritable Dunghills: Broadside Ballads and Rock and Roll (Conference Paper/Presentation)
Title: Digging Veritable Dunghills: Broadside Ballads and Rock and Roll
Author: Patricia Fumerton
Abstract: Invited speaker for session "Ballads Then" at the National Humanities Center, Durham, NC.
Date: 3/3/17
Conference Name: Novel Sounds II: American Fiction in the Age of Rock & Roll

Moving Media, Tactical Publics: English Broadside Ballads in England, 1550-1800 (Conference Paper/Presentation)
Title: Moving Media, Tactical Publics: English Broadside Ballads in England, 1550-1800
Author: Patricia Fumerton
Abstract: Plenary speaker for conference organized by the London Renaissance Seminar and the Centre for Early Modern Studies of the University of Aberdeen, Birkbeck College, London
Date: 1/21/17
Conference Name: Writing Place & Writing Motion in Early England

Collaborative Competition: UCSB's English Broadside Ballad Archive and Shakespeare's First Folio (Public Lecture or Presentation)
Title: Collaborative Competition: UCSB's English Broadside Ballad Archive and Shakespeare's First Folio
Abstract: Invited speaker for panel of selected representatives of UC campuses, "How the University of California Makes Shakespeare New," for the celebration of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's First Folio, "First Folio! The Book that Gave us Shakespeare."
Author: Patricia Fumerton
Date: 6/6/16
Location: San Diego Central Library

Digital Analytical Bibliography: Ballad Sheet Forensics, Preservation, and the Digital Archive (Article)
Title: Digital Analytical Bibliography: Ballad Sheet Forensics, Preservation, and the Digital Archive
Author: Carl Stahmer
Abstract: This essay describes the application of automated image recognition techniques to the study of sixteenth- and seventeenth-century English broadside ballads. An explanation of how computer vision works is presented, followed by a discussion of the English Broadside Ballad Archive’s implementation of an image recognition system developed by the author. Topics covered include content-based search and discovery, using computer vision techniques to date publications, and automated tracking of individual pieces (sorts) of moveable type in order to map the early print industry. The essay also discusses how digital bibliography will continue to enhance scholarship of early printed materials.
Year: 2016
Primary URL: http://hlq.pennpress.org/home/
Secondary URL: http://huntington.org/WebAssets/Templates/content.aspx?id=2988
Access Model: Subscription
Format: Journal
Periodical Title: Huntington Library Quarterly 79.2
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

Growing a Digital English Short Title Library: Digital Surrogacy and the ESTC21 (Conference Paper/Presentation)
Title: Growing a Digital English Short Title Library: Digital Surrogacy and the ESTC21
Author: Carl Stahmer
Abstract: Paper presented to the Annual Conference of the Shakespeare Association of America.
Date: 4/1/2017
Primary URL: http://www.shakespeareassociation.org/
Conference Name: Annual Conference of the Shakespeare Association of America

Image Recognition, Machine Learning, and the Quest for a Comprehensive Catalogue of Early Printed Images (Conference Paper/Presentation)
Title: Image Recognition, Machine Learning, and the Quest for a Comprehensive Catalogue of Early Printed Images
Author: Carl Stahmer
Abstract: Paper presented at the Renaissance Society of America in Chicago.
Date: 3/31/17
Primary URL: www.rsa.org
Conference Name: Renaissance Society of America

New Technologies and Renaissance Studies VI: Roundtable: Digital Research Infrastructures for Early Modern Studies (Conference Paper/Presentation)
Title: New Technologies and Renaissance Studies VI: Roundtable: Digital Research Infrastructures for Early Modern Studies
Author: Carl Stahmer
Abstract: Paper presented at a roundtable at the Renaissance Society of America meeting in Chicago.
Date: 4/1/17
Primary URL: www.rsa.org
Conference Name: Renaissance Society of America

The Making of the Broadside Ballads: Lessons Learned from the Printing Press (Conference Paper/Presentation)
Title: The Making of the Broadside Ballads: Lessons Learned from the Printing Press
Author: Carl Stahmer
Abstract: Paper presented to the annual conference of the Shakespeare Association of America.
Date: 4/1/16
Primary URL: http://www.shakespeareassociation.org/
Conference Name: Shakespeare Association of America

Picturing Song across Species: Broadside Ballads in Image and Word (Article)
Title: Picturing Song across Species: Broadside Ballads in Image and Word
Author: Megan E. Palmer
Abstract: The woodcut impressions printed on broadside ballads have long been regarded as haphazardly chosen and ill suited to illustrate the songs they accompanied. This essay shows, instead, how sixteen broadside ballads used woodcuts to create sophisticated image–text relationships. The broadsides print three versions of a single song—a lament on the loss of love performed by birds—but their varied illustration programs guide readers to understand the avian speakers, and thus the meaning of the song’s lyrics, in very different ways.
Year: 2016
Primary URL: http://hlq.pennpress.org/home/
Secondary URL: http://huntington.org/WebAssets/Templates/content.aspx?id=2988
Access Model: Subscription
Format: Journal
Periodical Title: Huntington Library Quarterly 79.2
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

Lasting Impressions of the Common Woodcut (Book Section)
Title: Lasting Impressions of the Common Woodcut
Author: Megan E. Palmer
Author: Patricia Fumerton
Editor: David Gaimster
Editor: Catherine Richardson
Editor: Tara Hamling
Abstract: There are 27 chapters by leading experts as well as 13 feature object studies to highlight specific items that have survived from this period (defined broadly as c.1500–c.1800). These contributions explore the things people acquired, owned, treasured, displayed and discarded, the spaces in which people used and thought about things, the social relationships which cluster around goods – between producers, vendors and consumers of various kinds – and the way knowledge travels around those circuits of connection. The content also engages with wider issues such as the relationship between public and private life, the changing connections between the sacred and the profane, or the effects of gender and social status upon lived experience. Constructed as an accessible, wide-ranging guide to research practice, the book describes and represents the methods which have been developed within various disciplines for analysing pre-modern material culture. It comprises four sections which open up the approaches of various disciplines to non-specialists: ‘Definitions, disciplines, new directions’, ‘Contexts and categories’, ‘Object studies’ and ‘Material culture in action’.
Year: 2016
Primary URL: https://www.routledge.com/The-Routledge-Handbook-of-Material-Culture-in-Early-Modern-Europe/Richardson-Hamling-Gaimster/p/book/9781409462699
Access Model: Print book
Publisher: Routledge
Book Title: The Routledge Handbook of Material Culture in Early Modern Europe
ISBN: 9781409462699

Ballads and Performance: The Multimodal Stage in Early Modern England (Book)
Title: Ballads and Performance: The Multimodal Stage in Early Modern England
Author: Patricia Fumerton
Author: Lori Humphrey Newcomb
Author: Michelle M. Chan
Author: Hilary Gross
Author: Kyle R. Johnston
Author: Sabrina Y. Lee
Author: Kathryn E. O’Toole
Author: Michael J. Ruiz
Author: Stacy Wykle
Author: Claire M. Busse
Author: Kris McAbee
Author: David Baker
Author: Travis Alexander
Author: Adam Engel
Author: Katharine Landers
Author: Mary Learner
Author: Ashley Werlinich
Author: Pamela Reinagel
Author: Rochelle Smith
Author: Jessica C. Murphy
Author: Matthew J. Smith
Author: Julia Reinhard Lupton
Author: Bruce R. Smith
Editor: Patricia Fumerton
Abstract: Ballads and Performance: The Multimodal Stage in Early Modern England takes up Bruce R. Smith's call, in "Shakespeare's Residuals," for much-needed new inroads into thinking about broadside ballads within theater history/performance studies. The collection at the same time answers the call made by the two early modern genres themselves, or at least by their authors/producers and--to the extent they were also participatory makers of meaning--their audiences. Public broadside ballads and the public theater were not only the most popular, indeed affordably mass-marketed, of early modern performative multimedia. They also evince an intense consciousness of the many ways of capitalizing on their own and on each other's media through a variety of performative modes. The essays in this collection explore what we shall describe as the "intertheatricality" and "remediation" of such interaction by themelves capitalizing on the multimedia synergy of the world-wide web channeled through the EMC Imprint to afford us as moderns to actively engage with early modern ballads and performance.
Year: 2018
Primary URL: http://scalar.usc.edu/works/ballads-and-performance-the-multi-modal-stage-in-early-modern-england/index
Primary URL Description: Home page of the digital edition.
Access Model: Open access
Publisher: EMC Imprint
Type: Edited Volume
ISBN: None; digital
Copy sent to NEH?: No

Introduction: Multimedia and Multimodal Theatrical (Book Section)
Title: Introduction: Multimedia and Multimodal Theatrical
Author: Patricia Fumerton
Editor: Patricia Fumerton
Abstract: The Introduction by Patricia Fumerton describes the critical stakes of the volume.
Year: 2018
Primary URL: http://scalar.usc.edu/works/ballads-and-performance-the-multi-modal-stage-in-early-modern-england/introduction-inter-modal-theatricality----patricia-fumerton
Primary URL Description: Link to the introduction to the volume.
Access Model: Open access
Publisher: EMC Imprint
Book Title: Ballads and Performance: The Multimodal Stage in Early Modern England
ISBN: None; digital

Digging ‘Veritable Dunghills’: The Re-Appreciation of English Broadside Ballads (Book Section)
Title: Digging ‘Veritable Dunghills’: The Re-Appreciation of English Broadside Ballads
Author: Patricia Fumerton
Editor: Catherine Bates
Abstract: Covering the period 1520–1680, A Companion to Renaissance Poetry offers 46 essays which present an in-depth account of the context, production, and interpretation of early modern British poetry. It provides students with a deep appreciation for, and sensitivity toward, the ways in which poets of the period understood and fashioned a distinctly vernacular voice, while engaging them with some of the debates and departures that are currently animating the discipline. A Companion to Renaissance Poetry analyzes the historical, cultural, political, and religious background of the time, addressing issues such as education, translation, the Reformation, theorizations of poetry, and more. The book immerses readers in non-dramatic poetry from Wyatt to Milton, focusing on the key poetic genres—epic, lyric, complaint, elegy, epistle, pastoral, satire, and religious poetry. It also offers an inclusive account of the poetic production of the period by canonical and less canonical writers, female and male. Finally, it offers examples of current developments in the interpretation of Renaissance poetry, including economic, ecological, scientific, materialist, and formalist approaches. • Covers a wide selection of authors and texts • Features contributions from notable authors, scholars, and critics across the globe • Offers a substantial section on recent and developing approaches to reading Renaissance poetry A Companion to Renaissance Poetry is an ideal resource for all students and scholars of the literature and culture of the Renaissance period.
Year: 2017
Primary URL: https://www.wiley.com/en-us/A+Companion+to+Renaissance+Poetry-p-9781118585191
Primary URL Description: Link to publisher page
Access Model: Print book
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Book Title: A Companion to Renaissance Poetry
ISBN: 978-1-118-5851

UCSB Music Projects Awarded Grants (Article)
Title: UCSB Music Projects Awarded Grants
Author: Brett Leigh Dicks
Abstract: Interview with Patricia Fumerton.
Year: 2018
Primary URL: http://www.newspress.com/Top/Article/article.jsp?Section=LOCAL&ID=568095990767288352&Archive=true
Primary URL Description: Link to article (behind paywall)
Access Model: Subscription only
Format: Newspaper
Periodical Title: Santa Barbara News Press
Publisher: Ampersand Publishing, LLC

EBBA and the Digital Humanities (Radio/Audio Broadcast or Recording)
Title: EBBA and the Digital Humanities
Writer: Devori Kimbro
Writer: Michael Noscka
Writer: Geoffrey Way
Writer: Patricia Fumerton
Writer: Carl Stahmer
Director: Geoffrey Way
Director: Devori Kimbro
Director: Michael Noscka
Producer: SoL-Mates Productions
Abstract: Three career academics discuss the current and future role of humanities in higher education. An interview with Patricia Fumerton and Carl Stahmer.
Date: 03/29/2018
Primary URL: https://www.spreaker.com/show/remixing-the-humanities
Primary URL Description: Link to podcast listing
Access Model: Open access
Format: Digital File
Format: Web

Back to the Future: A Replica 19th-Century Printing Press from England Takes Center Stage in UCSB’s New Maker Lab (Article)
Title: Back to the Future: A Replica 19th-Century Printing Press from England Takes Center Stage in UCSB’s New Maker Lab
Author: Jim Logan
Abstract: For someone who spent weeks tightly sealed in a wooden packing crate for her journey from London to UC Santa Barbara, Mad Madge looked pretty good. Sure, she needed a little TLC and a few parts fitted in place, but there she sat, 1,200 pounds of iron and steel beauty. “People thought it was insane that we were buying an iron press from the 19th century, a traditional pull press, in England and shipping it by freighter all the way to the United States,” said Patricia Fumerton, the professor of English at UCSB who conceived of and spearheaded the purchase of the press. But Madge, who was named for 17th-century writer Margaret Cavendish, is no curious relic. She’s a brand-new, faithful replica of an early 19th-century Albion press, a durable workhorse in the days of moveable type and Charles Dickens. She comes to UCSB as the centerpiece of the campus’s new Maker Lab, an innovative experiment in the history and future of printing. In addition to Madge, the lab includes a 3D printer that will, among other things, make type for its iron ancestor.
Year: 2017
Primary URL: http://www.news.ucsb.edu/2017/018334/back-future
Primary URL Description: Link to article
Access Model: Open access
Format: Newspaper
Periodical Title: The UCSB Current
Publisher: The Regents of the University of California

Closing Reflections (Conference Paper/Presentation)
Title: Closing Reflections
Author: Patricia Fumerton
Abstract: Digital Bridges Symposium, University of Iowa and Grinnell College
Date: 8/15/2018
Conference Name: Digital Bridges Symposium, University of Iowa and Grinnell College

Say that Again: EBBA and Textual Analysis (Conference Paper/Presentation)
Title: Say that Again: EBBA and Textual Analysis
Author: Patricia Fumerton
Abstract: Digital Bridges Symposium, University of Iowa and Grinnell College
Date: 8/9/2018
Conference Name: Digital Bridges Symposium, University of Iowa and Grinnell College

Ballading the Winter’s Tale (Public Lecture or Presentation)
Title: Ballading the Winter’s Tale
Abstract: A Lecture-Performance, with Singer and Instrumentalist, at UC Irvine
Author: Patricia Fumerton
Date: 8/15/2018
Location: University of California, Irvine

Futures of Digital Humanities (Conference Paper/Presentation)
Title: Futures of Digital Humanities
Author: Patricia Fumerton
Abstract: At the Digital Bridges Symposium, University of Iowa and Grinnell College
Date: 8/8/2018
Conference Name: Digital Bridges Symposium, University of Iowa and Grinnell College

Pepys, Broadside Ballads, and the Making of Political Publics (Conference Paper/Presentation)
Title: Pepys, Broadside Ballads, and the Making of Political Publics
Author: Patricia Fumerton
Abstract: Paper presented in the seminar “Intermedia Approaches to Early Modern Song,” at the Shakespeare Association of America, Los Angeles
Date: 3/28/2018
Conference Name: Shakespeare Association of America

Invited Plenary Speaker to a conference on “Out of Place: Vagrancy and Settlement (Conference Paper/Presentation)
Title: Invited Plenary Speaker to a conference on “Out of Place: Vagrancy and Settlement
Author: Patricia Fumerton
Abstract: Invited Plenary Speaker, conference on “Out of Place: Vagrancy and Settlement,” Institute of History Research, School of Advanced Study, University of London
Date: 12/7/2017
Conference Name: “Out of Place: Vagrancy and Settlement,” Institute of History Research, School of Advanced Study, University of London

Machine Learning Image Association Tool (Arch-V): English Broadside Ballad Archive (Exhibition)
Title: Machine Learning Image Association Tool (Arch-V): English Broadside Ballad Archive
Curator: Shakespeare Association of America
Curator: Carl Stahmer
Curator: Patricia Fumerton
Curator: Kristen McCants
Curator: Katie Adkison
Curator: Nicole Stark
Abstract: Digital exhibit at the Shakespeare Association of America, demonstrating EBBA's new image-matching tool, Arch-V.
Year: 2018

Exploring the Tune’s Metric and Accentual Effects upon Text in Seventeenth-Century English Broadside Ballads (Conference Paper/Presentation)
Title: Exploring the Tune’s Metric and Accentual Effects upon Text in Seventeenth-Century English Broadside Ballads
Author: Erik Bell
Abstract: Presentation for Traditional Tunes and Popular Airs: History and Transmission, English Folk Dance and Song Society, Cecil Sharp House, London, October 6, 2017.
Date: 10/6/2017
Conference Name: Traditional Tunes and Popular Airs: History and Transmission

She’s Crafty, She Gets Around: Women’s Craft and Commodification in Ballads (Book Section)
Title: She’s Crafty, She Gets Around: Women’s Craft and Commodification in Ballads
Author: Kris McAbee
Editor: Patricia Fumerton
Abstract: The “Crafty MISS” broadside ballad must have been popular enough that its title could be used as short-hand for an existing tune, which was titled originally either “Moggies Jealousie,” or—if “Moggies Jealousie” also referred back to an even earlier popular broadside ballad, such as “You London Lads Be Merry”—an earlier title associated with the tune. In either case, by the 1680s, ballads relied upon the popularity of “The Crafty MISS” for both their performance in song and their marketing by that earlier ballad’s name for the song. This essay takes these connections even further; it argues that “The Crafty MISS” ballad referenced by these other ballads is merely part of a late seventeenth-century trend for ballads about crafty women, a trend which highlights the performativity of gendered expectations alongside the commodification of gendered texts and bodies.
Year: 2018
Primary URL: http://scalar.usc.edu/works/ballads-and-performance-the-multi-modal-stage-in-early-modern-england/shes-crafty-she-gets-around-womens-craft-and-commodification-in-ballads----kris-mcabee
Primary URL Description: Link to book chapter
Access Model: Open access
Publisher: EMC Imprint
Book Title: Ballads and Performance: The Multimodal Stage in Early Modern England
ISBN: None; digital

"Greensickness carrion": Re-reading Capulet through Broadside Ballads (Book Section)
Title: "Greensickness carrion": Re-reading Capulet through Broadside Ballads
Author: Jessica C. Murphy
Editor: Patricia Fumerton
Abstract: Greensickness, when used as a medical term in the early modern period, demonstrated the status of the female body as a cultural cipher. The disease allowed physicians and parents to read a daughter’s unmarried state as physically harmful, thereby justifying the cultural injunction to marry. According to early modern physicians, greensickness was a “disease of virgins” for which the best cure was sexual intercourse within marriage. By pathologizing virginity, diagnoses of greensickness reflect the shift from valuing virginity to valuing Protestant marriage for women in early modern England.
Year: 2018
Primary URL: http://scalar.usc.edu/works/ballads-and-performance-the-multi-modal-stage-in-early-modern-england/greensickness-carrion-re-reading-capulet-through-broadside-ballads----jessica-murphy
Primary URL Description: Link to book chapter
Access Model: Open access
Publisher: EMC Imprint
Book Title: Ballads and Performance: The Multimodal Stage in Early Modern England
ISBN: None; digital

Asexuality, Adolescence, and ‘Age Drag’ in Early Modern Literature (Book Section)
Title: Asexuality, Adolescence, and ‘Age Drag’ in Early Modern Literature
Author: Simone Chess
Editor: Mark Albert Johnston
Editor: Jennifer Higginbotham
Abstract: This volume analyzes early modern cultural representations of children and childhood through the literature and drama of Shakespeare and his contemporaries. Contributors include leading international scholars of the English Renaissance whose essays consider asexuals and sodomites, roaring girls and schoolboys, precocious princes and raucous tomboys, boy actors and female apprentices, while discussing a broad array of topics, from animal studies to performance theory, from queer time to queer fat, from teaching strategies to casting choices, and from metamorphic sex changes to rape and cannibalism. The collection interrogates the cultural and historical contingencies of childhood in an effort to expose, theorize, historicize, and explicate the spectacular queerness of early modern dramatic depictions of children.
Year: 2018
Primary URL: https://www.palgrave.com/us/book/9783319727684
Primary URL Description: Link to publisher page
Access Model: Print book
Publisher: Palgrave
Book Title: Queering Childhood in Early Modern English Drama and Culture
ISBN: 978-3-319-7276

Male Femininity and Male-to-Female Crossdressing in Shakespeare’s Plays and Poems (Book Section)
Title: Male Femininity and Male-to-Female Crossdressing in Shakespeare’s Plays and Poems
Author: Simone Chess
Editor: Goran Stanivukovic
Abstract: Queer Shakespeare: Desire and Sexuality draws together 13 essays, which offer a major reassessment of the criticism of desire, body and sexuality in Shakespeare's drama and poetry. Bringing together some of the most prominent critics working at the intersection of Shakespeare criticism and queer theory, this collection demonstrates the vibrancy of queer Shakespeare studies. Taken together, these essays explore embodiment, desire, sexuality and gender as key objects of analyses, producing concepts and ideas that draw critical energy from focused studies of time, language and nature. The Afterword extends these inquiries by linking the Anthropocene and queer ecology with Shakespeare criticism. Works from Shakespeare's entire canon feature in essays which explore topics like glass, love, antitheatrical homophobia, size, narrative, sound, female same-sex desire and Petrarchism, weather, usury and sodomy, male femininity and male-to-female crossdressing, contagion, and antisocial procreation.
Year: 2017
Primary URL: https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/queer-shakespeare-9781474295260/
Primary URL Description: Link to publisher page
Access Model: Print book
Publisher: Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare
Book Title: Queer Shakespeare: Desire and Sexuality
ISBN: 9781474295260


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