Concepts of creativity in seventeenth-century England /

"In the seventeenth century, the concept of creativity was far removed from most of the fundamental ideas about the creative act -- notions of human imagination, inspiration, originality and genius -- that developed in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Instead, in this period, students l...

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Other Authors: Herissone, Rebecca (Editor), Howard, Alan, 1979- (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Woodbridge : The Boydell Press, [2013]
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Creating to Order: Patronage and the Creative Act. 1. 'Big with New Events and some Unheard Success': Absolutism and Creativity at the Restoration Court
  • 2. Creativity on Several Occasions
  • Creative Identity and the Role of Print Media. 3. Author, Musician, Composer: Creator? Figuring Musical Creativity in Print at the Turn of the Seventeenth Century
  • 4. Published Musical Variants and Creativity: An Overview of John Playford's Role as Editor
  • Mapping Knowledge: The Visual Representation of Ideas. 5. Space, Text and Creativity in the Late Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries
  • 6. The 'Artificial Sceane': The Re-Creation of Italian Architecture in John Evelyn's Diary
  • Authorial Identity. 7. Telling what is Told: Originality and Repetition in Rubens's English Works
  • 8. Plagiarism at the Academy of Ancient Music: A Case Study in Authorship, Style and Judgement
  • Imitation and Arrangement. 9. A Meeting of Amateur and Professional: Playford's 'Compendious Collection' of Two-Part Airs, Court-Ayres (1655)
  • 10. 'Creating' Cato in Early Seventeenth-Century England
  • The Performer as Creator. 11. 'Our Friend Venus Performed to a Miracle': Anne Bracegirdle, John Eccles and Creativity
  • 12. Music and Manly Wit in Seventeenth-Century England: The Case of the Catch.