"Trim songes of love they wyll compile”: Reforming verse and godly recreations
Thursday 19 November 2020, 3.00PM
Speaker(s): Prof. Michelle O’Callaghan (University of Reading)
Anthologies and the poems they gathered had rich social lives. This paper will focus on how John Hall read Songes and Sonettes alongside The Court of Venus in his Courte of Vertue, recrafting and reforming these ’Trim songes of love’ into lyrics suitable for godly recreation.
Part of the Pulpit, Playhouse and Page
seminar series, an ongoing program of events examining theatrical and non-theatrical exchanges in early modern England.
Location: Online via Zoom