Illustration in Early Modern English Play-Texts

Jakacki, Diane Katherine, and University of Waterloo. Department of English Language and Literature. “‘Covetous to Parley with so Sweet a Frontis-Peece’ : Illustration in Early Modern English Play-Texts.” University of Waterloo, University of Waterloo, 2010. Abstract: This dissertation studies visual artifacts associated with early modern theatre and book culture, and through them examines acts of communication in the marketplace. These artifacts, illustrated play-text title pages from the period 1600 to 1660, provide scholars with an opportunity…

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Resolving the Polynymy of Place: or, how to create a gazetteer of colonized landscapes

This is the abstract for a paper I co-presented with Katie Faull at DH2018 in Mexico City on June 28, 2018. The slides and notes for the talk are deposited on Humanities Commons: https://hcommons.org/deposits/item/hc:19929/. Conference abstract: This paper will explore the problem of creating a gazetteer of colonized landscapes, specifically those of the mid-Atlantic in the 18th century, in which the name of a place (toponym) changes depending on the person or political entity who is…

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Christine Seidel

2. The Widow Christine Eleonore Seidel 2. The Widow Christine Eleonore Seidel. (her Maiden Name was Peistel) She wrote of herself: I am born the 28th of May 1707 at Litowiz in Misonie. Myn Vater has been Carl Fridric Peisteland my Mother Eleonore born of Bradenstein, of the generation Zoeshen by Merseburg. We have been 5 Brethren & SistersChildren, two of them are gone home in their tender Ages, and we three have been brought…

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