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Psalms in the early modern world [electronic resource] / edited by Linda Phyllis Austern, Kari Boyd McBride, and David L. Orvis.

Contributor(s): Austern, Linda Phyllis, 1957- | McBride, Kari Boyd | Orvis, David L.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2011Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 385 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781409422839 (electronic bk.); 1409422836 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Bible. Psalms -- Use -- History | Bible. Psalms -- Influence -- Modern civilization | Bible. O.T. Psalms -- Influence -- Modern civilization | Bible. O.T. Psalms -- Use -- History | Bible. O.T. Psalms -- Introduction | Religion | RELIGION / Christian Rituals & Practice / Worship & Liturgy | RELIGION / Institutions & Organizations | RELIGION / Biblical Studies / Old Testament | RELIGION / Biblical Studies / Wisdom LiteratureGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Psalms in the Early Modern World.DDC classification: 223.200940903 | 223.2'0094'0903 | 264/.15 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Part 1. Communities of worship. Listening to the Psalms among the Huguenots : Simon Goulart as music editor / Richard Freedman -- William Byrd's English Psalms / Roger Bray -- "For musicke is the handmaid of the Lord" : women, Psalms, and domestic music-making in early modern England / Linda Phyllis Austern -- "How shall we sing the Lord's song in a strange land?" : a transatlantic study of the Bay Psalm book / Joanne van der Woude -- Part 2. Contested grounds of authority. Miles Coverdale and the claims of paraphrase / Jamie H. Ferguson -- Rightful penitence and the publication of Wyatt's Certayne Psalmes / Clare Costley King'oo -- Psalm 44 (45) and nuptial spirituality in Juan de Avila's Audi, filia / James F. Melvin -- Spenser's equations of his queen with Christ : royal supremacy and royal Psalms / Carol V. Kaske -- Part 3. Psalmic voice(s). Re-revealing the Psalms : Mary Sidney, Countess of Pembroke, and her early modern readers / Margaret P. Hannay -- Sibling harps : the Sidneys and the Ch�erons translate the Psalms / Anne Lake Prescott -- David's lyre, kabbalah, and the power of music / Don Harr�an -- Part 4. Generic innovation. Reading her psalter : the Virgin Mary in the N-town play / Penny Granger -- The pre-Hispanic poetics of Sahag�un's Psalmodia christiana / John F. Schwaller.
Summary: The first book to explore the use, interpretation, development, translation and influence of the Psalms in the Atlantic world during 1400-1800, this volume showcases essays by scholars from literature, history, music and religious studies. The collection reaches beyond national and confessional boundaries and to look at the ways in which Psalms touched nearly every person living in early modern Europe and any place in the world that Europeans took their cultural practices.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Part 1. Communities of worship. Listening to the Psalms among the Huguenots : Simon Goulart as music editor / Richard Freedman -- William Byrd's English Psalms / Roger Bray -- "For musicke is the handmaid of the Lord" : women, Psalms, and domestic music-making in early modern England / Linda Phyllis Austern -- "How shall we sing the Lord's song in a strange land?" : a transatlantic study of the Bay Psalm book / Joanne van der Woude -- Part 2. Contested grounds of authority. Miles Coverdale and the claims of paraphrase / Jamie H. Ferguson -- Rightful penitence and the publication of Wyatt's Certayne Psalmes / Clare Costley King'oo -- Psalm 44 (45) and nuptial spirituality in Juan de Avila's Audi, filia / James F. Melvin -- Spenser's equations of his queen with Christ : royal supremacy and royal Psalms / Carol V. Kaske -- Part 3. Psalmic voice(s). Re-revealing the Psalms : Mary Sidney, Countess of Pembroke, and her early modern readers / Margaret P. Hannay -- Sibling harps : the Sidneys and the Ch�erons translate the Psalms / Anne Lake Prescott -- David's lyre, kabbalah, and the power of music / Don Harr�an -- Part 4. Generic innovation. Reading her psalter : the Virgin Mary in the N-town play / Penny Granger -- The pre-Hispanic poetics of Sahag�un's Psalmodia christiana / John F. Schwaller.

The first book to explore the use, interpretation, development, translation and influence of the Psalms in the Atlantic world during 1400-1800, this volume showcases essays by scholars from literature, history, music and religious studies. The collection reaches beyond national and confessional boundaries and to look at the ways in which Psalms touched nearly every person living in early modern Europe and any place in the world that Europeans took their cultural practices.

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