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Special Issue 29: Door-Bolts, Thresholds, and Peep-Holes: Liminality and Domestic Spaces in Early Modern England (2020)

Edited by Robert W. Daniel and Iman Sheeha

University of Warwick and Brunel University London

Table of Contents


Introduction PDF
Robert W. Daniel, Iman Sheeha


'Mistress, look out at window': Women, Servants and Liminal Domestic Spaces on the Early Modern Stage PDF
Iman Sheeha
Stories Between Storeys: The Uses of Stairs to Gain Domestic Control PDF
Helena Kaznowska
‘Out of Bed, But Not Yet Abroad’: Spatial Experiences of Recovery from Illness in Early Modern England PDF
Hannah Newton
London’s Early Modern Gardens and the Performance of Solitude PDF
Ryan Roark
Settled and Unsettling: Space, Place, and Labour in Heywood’s King Edward IV (1599) PDF
Ann Christensen
Domestic Liminality, The Jamestown Massacre, and The City Madam PDF
Sarah O'Malley


Afterword PDF
Bernard Capp

Acknowledgments and Notes on Contributors

Acknowledgments and Notes on Contributors PDF

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