Table of contents for The intellectual culture of the English country house, 1500-1700 / edited by Matthew Dimmock, Andrew Hadfield and Margaret Healy.
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Introduction - Matthew Dimmock, Andrew Hadfield and Margaret Healy
1. 'The Lordship of the Eye': Country Houses as the Setting for Intellectual Enquiry - Maurice Howard
Part I: Cultural Reconstructions of the English Country House
2. William Warham's Otford Palace: An Archbishop's Motivations for Building (c.1514-26) - Alden Gregory
3. Rediscovering a lost Tudor mansion through archives and manuscripts: The Rycote Project at the Bodleian Library - Matthew Neely
4. 'To Knole, and then 'To Penshurst': The Network of Patronage between two Country Houses in the Early Seventeenth Century - Edward Town
Part II. Reconstructing the Culture of the English Country House
5. Decorating the Godly Gallery: Piety and Politics in Plasterwork at Lanhydrock House, Cornwall - Tara Hamling
6. Sir Thomas Smith's stillhouse at Hill Hall: printed books, antiquity and innovative practice - Richard Simpson
7. A most studious searcher after truth: the 9th Earl of Northumberland and Scientia - Alison McCann
8. Anne Finch and the Fallen Country House - Nicolle Jordan
9. Elite Pageantry as Popular News: Elvetham House, John Wolfe, and Country-House Entertainment in Print - Elizabeth Zeman Kolkovich
Part III: The Country House Library and its Intellectual Significance
10. Country Houses and the Beginnings of Bibliomania - James Raven
11. Looking back from 1700: problems in locating the country house library - Susie West
12. My Laydes Bookes att Noward...: Putting Readers back into the English Country House - Hannah DeGroff
Part IV. Case Study: Wilton House
13. Wilton House and Seventeenth-Century Country House Literature - Anne Myers
14. Performing Arcadia: Wilton House, Theatre, and Power - Marta Straznicky
15. Wilton House and the Art of Floating Meadows - Louise Noble
Afterword - Andy Loukes, Nicholas Pickwoad and Mark Purcell
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Country homes -- England -- History -- 16th century -- Congresses.
Country homes -- England -- History -- 17th century -- Congresses.
England -- Social life and customs -- 16th century -- Congresses.
England -- Social life and customs -- 17th century -- Congresses.