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Jemima Howe: Two Competing Captivity Narratives

Jemima Howe (1724–1805), a pioneer woman of the early Vermont frontier wilderness, survived a 1755 abduction along with her seven children ranging from six... The post Jemima Howe: Two Competing Captivity Narratives appeared first on Journal of the...

Jemima Howe, Frontier Pioneer to Wealthy Widow

Jemima Howe (1724–1805) reflects the strength it took to endure the harsh realities of the Vermont frontier during the American colonial and Revolutionary War... The post Jemima Howe, Frontier Pioneer to Wealthy Widow appeared first on Journal of the...

Sir Tremendous Longinus and the Ridiculum

It just sounds so rude! Sir Tremendous Longinus: somehow priapic and vaginal at the same time. It is also by far the funniest thing about the Pope, Arbuthnot, and Gay’s play Three Hours After Marriage in which Sir Trem appears as ‘the greatest critick...
From: The Romantic Ridiculous on 21 Jul 2021

Guest post by Erato ‘The Golden Rump’

I am delighted to welcome back a guest who writes under the pen name of Erato.  Her article last time was about her then latest book –  The Cut of the Clothes: A Story of Prinny and Beau Brummell. Today she is here to talk about her new...
From: All Things Georgian on 19 Feb 2020

Perverts in Rubber Suits

By Stephen Basdeo Such a man begins to commit actual murder from the first moment that he begins to indulge his sadistic day dreams, from the instant that he deviates from his normal routine, and begins to buy sadistic novelettes, or seek out a prostitute...

New Book: Villalon & Kagay, “To Win and Lose a Medieval Battle”

Andrew L.J. Villalon and Donald J. Kagay, To Win and Lose a Medieval Battle: Nájera (April 3, 1367). A Pyrrhic Victory for the Black Prince (Brill, 2017).
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 14 Jan 2019

Essays in the SCJ Winter 2017

The Sixteenth Century Journal 43/4 (2017) features a series of smaller essays this issue, plus book reviews. Allyson Poska, “The Pedagogical is Political: Feminism as a Pedagogical and Political Choice in the Classroom.” Rocio G. Sumillera,...
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 25 Jul 2018

Review: LAST CHRISTMAS IN PARIS by Hazel Gaynor and Heather Webb

If, as Audrey Hepburn reminds us, "Paris is always a good idea," then Paris at Christmas is an even better one! Hazel Gaynor and Heather Webb take full advantage of the possibilities in LAST CHRISTMAS IN PARIS: A Novel of World War I, out today from William...
From: Writing the Renaissance on 3 Oct 2017

Shakespeare and Gay Britannia

On 27 July 1967 the Sexual Offences Act received Royal Approval in the UK, making private homosexual acts between men over the age of 21 legal. In the intervening fifty years attitudes have changed profoundly. Back in 1953 the newly-knighted John Gielgud,...
From: The Shakespeare blog on 24 Jul 2017

February

GUEST CURATOR: Shannon Holleran What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? Providence Gazette (February 21, 1767).“Powder horns.” The “Powder horns” near the end of Joseph and William Russell’s...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 22 Feb 2017

Another Early Image of the Boston Massacre

Extending our latest Boston Massacre week, here’s a look at a powder horn decorated with an image of the shooting. It comes from the American Antiquarian Society’s Past Is Present blog last November. The carver was Jacob Gay or Guay, who created...
From: Boston 1775 on 7 Mar 2016

Review: FALL OF POPPIES: Stories of Love and the Great War (William Morrow)

Riding high on the current wave of interest in the Great War, FALL OF POPPIES (William Morrow, March 1) offers lovers of historical fiction a poignant array of stories from some of the genre’s most popular writers. The nine-story collection explores...
From: Writing the Renaissance on 1 Mar 2016

'A Night-Piece on Death' - Thomas Parnell

‘How deep yon azure dyes the sky, Where orbs of gold unnumbered lie, While through their ranks in silver pride The nether crescent seems to glide. The slumb’ring breeze forgets to breathe, The lake is smooth and clear beneath, Where...

Let’s Talk Shakespeare: Was Shakespeare Gay?

9th November 2015 saw the launch of the first episode of Let’s Talk Shakespeare, a ten part podcast series exploring some of the frequently asked questions about Shakespeare’s life.   Each Monday a new podcast will be posted on our...
From: Finding Shakespeare on 21 Dec 2015

New Book: “Goya, The Portraits”

Goya: The Portraits, Xavier Bray, with contributions by Manuela B. Mena Marques, Thomas Gayford, and Allison Goudie (Yale, 2015). This book accompanies the exhibition currently at the National Gallery (London).
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 15 Dec 2015

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Notes on Post Tags Search

By default, this searches for any categories containing your search term: eg, Tudor will also find Tudors, Tudor History, etc. Check the 'exact' box to restrict searching to categories exactly matching your search. All searches are case-insensitive.

This is a search for tags/categories assigned to blog posts by their authors. The terminology used for post tags varies across different blog platforms, but WordPress tags and categories, Blogspot labels, and Tumblr tags are all included.

This search feature has a number of purposes:

1. to give site users improved access to the content EMC has been aggregating since August 2012, so they can look for bloggers posting on topics they're interested in, explore what's happening in the early modern blogosphere, and so on.

2. to facilitate and encourage the proactive use of post categories/tags by groups of bloggers with shared interests. All searches can be bookmarked for reference, making it possible to create useful resources of blogging about specific news, topics, conferences, etc, in a similar fashion to Twitter hashtags. Bloggers could agree on a shared tag for posts, or an event organiser could announce one in advance, as is often done with Twitter hashtags.

Caveats and Work in Progress

This does not search post content, and it will not find any informal keywords/hashtags within the body of posts.

If EMC doesn't find any <category> tags for a post in the RSS feed it is classified as uncategorized. These and any <category> 'uncategorized' from the feed are omitted from search results. (It should always be borne in mind that some bloggers never use any kind of category or tag at all.)

This will not be a 'real time' search, although EMC updates content every few hours so it's never very far behind events.

The search is at present quite basic and limited. I plan to add a number of more sophisticated features in the future including the ability to filter by blog tags and by dates. I may also introduce RSS feeds for search queries at some point.

Constructing Search Query URLs

If you'd like to use an event tag, it's possible to work out in advance what the URL will be, without needing to visit EMC and run the search manually (though you might be advised to check it works!). But you'll need to use URL encoding as appropriate for any spaces or punctuation in the tag (so it might be a good idea to avoid them).

This is the basic structure:

http://emc.historycarnival.org/searchcat?s={search term or phrase}

For example, the URL for a simple search for categories containing London:

http://emc.historycarnival.org/searchcat?s=london

The URL for a search for the exact category Gunpowder Plot:

http://emc.historycarnival.org/searchcat?s=Gunpowder%20Plot&exact=on

In this more complex URL, %20 is the URL encoding for a space between words and &exact=on adds the exact category requirement.

I'll do my best to ensure that the basic URL construction (searchcat?s=...) is stable and persistent as long as the site is around.