Dieuwke van der Poel, Ph.D. (1989), Utrecht University, is Associate Professor at that university. She co-edited an edition of the Antwerp Songbook (2004) and Women’s Writing from the Low Countries 1200-1875 (2010).
Louis Peter Grijp, Ph.D. (1991), Meertens Institute, Amsterdam and Utrecht University, is Professor of Research in Dutch song culture. He has published numerous articles and books on song culture. He is founder of the Dutch Song Database.
Wim van Anrooij, Ph.D. (1990), University of Leiden, is Professor of Dutch literature up to Romanticism at that university. He has published monographs and articles on Middle Dutch literature, and co-edited Early Modern Medievalisms: The Interplay Between Scholarly Reflection and Artistic Production (Brill, 2010).
All interested in European cultural, social and political history (including the history of literature, music and religion) and the interpay between oral, written and printed sources.
“Identity, Intertextuality, and Performance in Early Modern Song Culture
is a welcome addition to our knowledge of the arena of communication in early modern Europe. The book is a groundbreaking foray into a very promising field.”
Daniele V. Filippi, University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Northwestern Switzerland and Academy of Music, Schola Cantorum Basiliensis. In: Journal of Jesuit Studies
, Vol. 4, No. 3 (2017), pp. 511-513.
Table of contents
Notes on the Editors
Notes on the Contributors
List of Illustrations
Louis Peter Grijp and Dieuwke van der Poel
2 Local and Religious Identity in Swedish Popular Hymn Singing during the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries
3 Performing Pietism in the Peatlands: Songs in the Manuscript Miscellany of a Village Schoolmaster in the Dutch Republic between 1750 and 1800
4 Guilielmus Bolognino’s Den Gheestelijcken Leeuwercker: The Collected Songs of a Counter-Reformation Champion
Hubert Meeus and Tine de Koninck
5 Songs and Identities: Handwritten Secular Songbooks in German-Speaking Areas of the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries
6 ‘Social Networking is in our DNA’: Women’s Alba Amicorum as Places to Build and Affirm Group Identities
7 The Many Shades of Love: Possessors and Inscribers of Sixteenth-Century Women’s Alba
8 Exploring Love’s Options: Song and Youth Culture in the Sixteenth Century Netherlands
Dieuwke van der Poel
9 Oppositional Political Identity in the Song Culture of the Vormärz and the 1848 Revolution in Germany
10 The Perils of Performance: From Political Songs to National Airs in Romantic-Era Wales (1790–1820)
11 Folksongs, Conflicts and Social Protest in Early Modern France
12 “Fortune My Foe”: The Circulation of an English Super-Tune
13 Samuel Pepys and the Making of Ballad Publics
14 Slave Orchestras and Rainbow Balls: Colonial Culture and Creolisation at the Cape of Good Hope, 1750–1838
Anne Marieke van der Wal