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This page is for the week 8 seminar on print culture.

Seminar task (for everyone): Choose a piece of print and analyse its presentation, content, form, likely readership and impact etc.

Please upload your material to this site so that others can see it and come ready to talk about your choice- if you have not used sitebuilder before please see this how-to.

Types of print: a printed image (satire; playing card; portrait; book illustration; map); a ballad, newspaper, periodical, almanac, sermon, pamphlet, book, song, broadside, verse

Anglophone print can be found via the library page of database resources. These include: Early English books Online; Eighteenth Century Collections Online; the Burney collection of newspapers; JISC Historic Books, America's Historical Imprints, British Periodicals Collection

Other material can be found at the English Broadside Ballad Archive; The Bodleian Library Broadside Ballads; British Printed Images to 1700

Visual material (both British and European) can be found at the British Museum

Non-anglophone material can be found at Early European books, Gallica

Your material:

Tom's Choice: Strange News from the Deep (PDF Document)

The Lamentation of Edward Bruton and James Riley [for a recording click here]

Helen's Choice: Dr.Lamb's Darling(PDF Document)

Chris's Choice: An Apologeticall Narrationpdf

Sofia's choice: Gustavus Adolphus receives the sword of justice.

Julie's choice: John Bale's Expostulations and link

Alex's choice: Jacob Balde's Satire Against The Abuse of Tobacco (1657) (PDF Document)

Ben's choice: Israel Mauduit-Considerations on the Present German War (1760)(PDF Document)

Rachel's choice A marriage ballard Pepys collection

Lucy's Choice: A Groatsworth of Good Counsel for a Penny (Pepys Collection)

Sara's Choice: The Church Triumphant

Andrew's choice (1): A Raree Show

Andrew's choice (2): Who did Kill Cock Robin?

Some other material to discuss if we have time!

high church 1

high church 2



The Common Weales Canker Wormes, or the Locusts Both of Church and States