Ian Gadd, Alexandra Gillespie, ed. In addition to making Stow better known, recent consideration by Barrett Beer, Lawrence Manley, Daniel Woolf, Ian Archer, and others has raised several questions germane to both the man and his times.
Ian Gadd, Alexandra Gillespie, eds. John Stow (1525-1605) and the Making of the English Past. London: British Library, 2004. In noting Stow's far greater preoccupation with, . ditches and bridges than with the celebration of Elizabeth or the rise of commercial theater (and by his failure even to mention Shakespeare), the current work employs Stow to balance the conventional perspective of Elizabethan London.
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This collection is the first to assess the full range and diversity of the Irascible Elizabethan antiquary, John Stow, and his unique contribution to the 'making of the English past'. Touching on topics as wide-ranging as the identification of medieval forgeries and Hebrew inscriptions on the city walls, these essays make an invaluable contribution to our memory of one of the remarkable men of the early modern age. About the Author.
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Alexandra Gillespie (eds) John Stow (1525–1605) and the Making of the English Past (London: The British Library), pp. 27–35. 8. Edward T. Bonahue (1998) ‘Citizen History: Stow’s Survey of London’, Studies in English Literature, 1500–1900, 28, 59–85, pp. 70–2. 9. Ian Archer (1995) ‘The Nostalgia of John Stow’ in D. Smith, R. Strier and D. Bevington (eds) The Theatrical City: Culture, Theatre and Politics in London, 1576–1649 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press), pp. 17–34.
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Main Author: Gadd, Ian. Other Authors: Gillespie, Alexandra. John Selden : Measures of the Holy Commonwealth in Seventeenth-Century England. Published: London : British Library, 2004. Transatlantic Stowe : Harriet Beecher Stowe and European Culture. Beyond Uncle Tom's Cabin : Essays on the Writing of Harriet Beecher Stowe. Harriet Beecher Stowe : Author and Abolitionist. by: Griffiths, Katie. Pieter Bruegel : (yak. 1525-1569), by: Michel, Emile, 1828-1909, et al. Published: (2015).
John Stow was an English historian and antiquarian, best known for . April 5, 1605 (aged 80).
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The scholar and antiquarian John Stow (15251605) is a figure of crucial importance to our understanding of medieval and early modern English history, literature, and culture. His Survey of London, a rich account of metropolitan topography and tradition, is still an invaluable resource for scholars of the early modern city, and his Chronicles of English history paved the way for the famous historical projects of Raphael Holinshed and William Camden, and shaped the historical consciousness of early modern dramatists and poets such as Shakespeare and Samuel Daniel. We also owe some of the most important copies of major medieval texts to Stows endeavours as an obsessive serchar of antiquities of divinite ... and poetry.
This volume collects together wide-ranging and exciting new essays on Stow. Its contributors consider the feuds and friendships at the heart of the Tudor historiographical project, the construction of a political and religious culture, and a topographical history, for Elizabethan London, the early modern invention of the medieval past, and the manuscript and printed books written and collected by this industrious and important maker of English history.