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The Work of Form: Poetics and Materiality in Early Modern Culture

Elizabeth Scott-Baumann and Ben Burton


The Work of Form: Poetics, Materiality and Culture in Early Modern England draws together leading international literary scholars to discuss the resurgent interest in literary form and aesthetics in early modern English Studies. With contributors from literary history, historicism, manuscript study, prosodic theory, the history of music, history of the book, as well as print, manuscript, and material culture, the collection establishes new lines of enquiry in this emergent field by expanding definitions of form to consider the material as well as theoretical implications of the term, including ... More

Keywords: poetry, poetic form, poetics, material, historicism, formalism, early modern

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780198702818
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702818.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Elizabeth Scott-Baumann, editor
Leverhulme Early Career Fellow, King's College, London

Ben Burton, editor
English Teacher, Nottingham High School

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