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Shakespeare, Spectatorship and the Technologies of Performance

This book investigates the intersection between the production of early modern drama and experimentation with technologies of performance that came to a peak between 2009, when the National Theatre launched its NT Live broadcasts, and 2016, the year that saw an explosion of creativity centred on the quatercentenary celebrations of Shakespeare’s life. In that short …

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Studies in Medieval and Early Modern Belief and Culture

Studies in Medieval and Early Modern Belief and Culture is a new monograph series addressing topics relating to belief and culture, across a wide period from late antiquity to the seventeenth century. Institutions of belief (e.g., in the Christian world, the papacy, bishoprics, monasteries), have shaped the production and preservation of a very high proportion …

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Secrets of Craft and Nature

The Making and Knowing Project celebrates the publication of Secrets of Craft and Nature in Renaissance France. A Digital Critical Edition and English Translation of BnF Ms. Fr. 640, a remarkable sixteenth-century manuscript held by the Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF). The manuscript contains over 900 recipes for making art objects, medical remedies, and materials for …

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The Lost Collection of Charles I Digital Catalogue

Royal Collection Trust launches ‘The Lost Collection of Charles I’ Digital Catalogue http://lostcollection.rct.uk   Following the 2018 exhibition Charles I: King and Collector, a collaboration between Royal Collection Trust and the Royal Academy of Arts, Royal Collection Trust has launched a new database, which attempts to reconstruct the lost collection. The database is hosted on …

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Women’s History Journal

Women’s History, the journal of the Women’s History Network, is seeking submissions of up to 8,000 words. The journal encourages rigorous and fresh examination of any aspect of women’s history from any period. All articles will be subject to peer review and editorial standards. Anyone interested can contact editor@womenshistorynetwork.org or visit: https://womenshistorynetwork.org/womens-history-magazine/