British Hymn Books for Children, 1800–1900
Re-tuning the History of Childhood
In the first work to tackle this facet of children’s history, Clapp-Itnyre examines how hymn singing and the reading of hymns were an integral part of Victorian childhood experience, and she describes how hymn-book production for the young intersected with the major aesthetic movements of the 19th century. The unique qualities of children’s hymnody, she argues, were the context for empowerment of the child over the course of the century. Ashgate Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present.
Mindfulness in Eight Weeks
The Revolutionary Eight-Week Plan to Clear Your Mind and Calm Your Life
With downloadable audio materials, this illustrated manual uses mental and physical exercises with clear step-by-step instructions to help readers to become aware of their habits, learn how to breathe, understand their feelings and reactions, and live mindfully.
Archbishops Ralph d'Escures, William of Corbeil and Theobald of Bec
Heirs of Anselm and Ancestors of Becket
Between the ‘English Church as Anselm left it’ and the ‘world as Becket found it’, Truax examines the lives and work of three lesser archbishops, and highlights crucial developments in the English church during their pontificates.
Messiaen Perspectives 2
Techniques, Influence and Reception
The second of a two-volume work that examines Olivier Messiaen’s interconnections with his cultural milieux, this collection of 14 essays analyses his compositional approach and the repercussions of his music and includes Robert Fallon’s Catalogue of Messiaen’s Birds.
The Correspondence of Reginald Pole
Volume 1. A Calendar, 1518–1546: Beginnings to Legate of Viterbo
Archbishop of Canterbury and Cardinal, Reginald Pole (1500–1558) was a prolific letter writer and his correspondence forms a major source for historians of the early Reformation. This volume covers the period up to his break with Henry VIII and the move to papal service.
The Early Modern Englishwoman: A Facsimile Library of Essential Works
Series I: Printed Writings, 1550-1640: Part 2, Volume Three
This volume (3rd) presents three works by Lady Eleanor Davies (1590-1652), whose prophetic treatises frequently landed her in jail and finally in Bedlam. The works are: Warning to the Dragon, All the kings of the earth shall prayse thee and Woe to the House. No jacket.