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Project

Theatre society. Vernacular literary culture and the development of an early modern knowledge society in the Low Countries, 1450-1650 (3E017508)

Between 1450 and 1650, the world of performative literature became the centre of a Western European media system. Performative literature also became a model for the public organization and communication of knowledge. This project studies ways in which the institutions, agents, and media of the theatre society of an early modern metropolis (in this case Antwerp) translated and applied knowledge and information.

Date:1 Jan 2009  →  30 Sep 2014
Keywords:early modern, public domain, performative literature, mediasystem, social and cultural history, Antwerp
Disciplines:Economic history, History, History and foundations