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miscellany

a miscellaneous collection of essays, poems, etc., by different authors in one volume
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In short, miscellanies have been used for literary, historiographical, and palaeographical studies of individual texts and authors, but more recently a shift has occurred to examining miscellanies as whole volumes, exploring their varied meanings for authors, compilers, multiple owners, and varied readers.
Dolezalova and Rivers rightly note that one factor that has inhibited the study of miscellanies is "the sheer difficulty of defining them" (l).
The late 1650s date sits well with Smyth's argument that printed miscellanies tend to align with royalist values, and that 'the kind of pleasure these texts suggest--a pleasure full of drink, mirth, ribald humor, disengagement--was in some ways a powerful attack on Commonwealth and particularly Puritan ideology'.
The second section of the review, a technical assessment, evaluates a number of key issues that did not receive satisfactory treatment in the book due to the author's conviction that Kurbskii was indeed the author of works attributed to him by either 17th-century compilers of miscellanies or 19th-century scholars.
The distinction noted earlier between fiction miscellanies and fiction almanacs is a case in point.
The three miscellanies were different books from the almanac, which was never designed to be book four.
their works] not in detached and avowed standard publications, but in periodical miscellanies.
Schott, of course, was the young man behind the hugely successful Schott's Original Miscellany and the equally popular subsequent miscellanies, Food And Drink and Sporting, Gaming And Idling.
Miscellanies are all the rage these days, reflecting both our enduring fascination for random facts but also quite possibly the many pressures on our time.
This volume is a continuation of the charming, informative Foxfire miscellanies, begun in 1966 as a quarterly journal covering mountain mores, pastimes, and lifestyles.
Befitting the author of Miscellanies, Clement offers multifarious interest.