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Creating a Public Domain in Eighteenth-Century England  

Simon Stern

The advent of statutory copyright in eighteenth-century England raised questions about ensuring access to the materials that writers need to produce new books. The public domain did not ... More

Performance Art  

Steve Dixon

Print publication date:
Nov 2014
Online publication date:
Oct 2014
The chapter argues that live performance art has not merely explored or represented the themes and theories of literary science fiction, but has “actualized” them. From Orlan’s horrific ... More

Politics, Imagination, and Desire in the Work of Fulke Greville  

Freya Sierhuis

This article examines a number of the key political and philosophical questions in the poetry, drama, and philosophical treatises of Fulke Greville, first Lord Brooke (1554–1628), arguing ... More

Word and Image in the English Renaissance  

Claire Preston

The rich and expanding rhetorical universe of the English Renaissance annexed the expressive possibilities of painting and the plastic arts using a variety of figures and tropes. ... More