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The Renaissance Horse": A Call for Contributors
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 16.0103  Wednesday, 19 January 2005

From:           Kevin De Ornellas <
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Date:           Wednesday, 19 Jan 2005 00:26:25 +0000
Subject: 16.0091 "The Renaissance Horse": A Call for Contributors
Comment:        RE: SHK 16.0091 "The Renaissance Horse": A Call for Contributors

 >In his call for essays on the Renaissance English horse, Kevin De
 >Ornellas writes: "Throughout, the horse's head and face must
 >always loom large in every essay." But given London's incredible
 >sewage problems, the other end of the
 >horse must have loomed large in the noses, if not the eyes, of
 >sixteenth and seventeenth century Londoners.

Absolutely. I make a very similar point in my forthcoming AUP monograph,
'The Horse in Early Modern Culture: Bridled, Curbed, and Tamed'. You
evidently know a great deal about the material manifestations of early
modern equine culture, Mr. Goldshalk. Prof. Edwards and myself look
forward excitedly to your application to contribute to our project.

  Kevin De Ornellas
  Queen's University, Belfast

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