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 eighteenthand nineteenth centuries. Instead, in this period, students learned th...

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Other Authors: Herissone, Rebecca (Editor), Howard, Alan (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Suffolk : Boydell & Brewer, 2013.
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Table of Contents:
  • Machine generated contents note: Creating to Order: Patronage and the Creative Act
  • 1.̀Big with New Events and some Unheard Success': Absolutism and Creativity at the Restoration Court / Andrew R. Walkling
  • 2. Creativity on Several Occasions / James A. Winn
  • 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 / Kirsten Gibson
  • 4. Published Musical Variants and Creativity: An Overview of John Playford's Role as Editor / Stephanie Carter
  • Mapping Knowledge: The Visual Representation of Ideas
  • 5. Space, Text and Creativity in the Late Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries / Raphael Hallett
  • 6. The ̀Artificial Sceane': The Re-creation of Italian Architecture in John Evelyn's Diary / Anne Hultzsch
  • Authorial Identity
  • 7. Telling what is Told: Originality and Repetition in Rubens's English Works / Marina Daiman.
  • Contents note continued: 8. Plagiarism at the Academy of Ancient Music: A Case Study in Authorship, Style and Judgement / Stephen Rose
  • Imitation and Arrangement
  • 9.A Meeting of Amateur and Professional: Playford's ̀Compendious' Collection of Two-Part Airs, Court-Ayres (1655) / John Cunningham
  • 10.̀Creating' Cato in Early Seventeenth-Century England / Freyja Cox Jensen
  • The Performer as Creator
  • 11.̀Our Friend Venus Performed to a Miracle': Anne Bracegirdle, John Eccles and Creativity / Amanda Eubanks Winkler
  • 12. Music and Manly Wit in Seventeenth-Century England: The Case of the Catch / Linda Phyllis Austern.