Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 May 2019

272 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198834663

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Unwritten Poetry

Song, Performance, and Media in Early Modern England

Scott A. Trudell

  • Reveals the importance of performed vocal music in theories and practices of English Renaissance literature
  • Explores the work of composers and performers such as Thomas Campion, John Dowland, Henry Lawes, and Alice Egerton, and the writings of poets including Sidney, Shakespeare, Jonson, and Milton
  • Contextualizes Renaissance music and poetry in light of modern and contemporary ideas about new and digital media
  • Shows how book history and performance history can be combined toward a more synthetic media history