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Synonyms for broadside

Synonyms for broadside

an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution

a speech of violent denunciation

all of the armament that is fired from one side of a warship

the whole side of a vessel from stem to stern

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the simultaneous firing of all the armament on one side of a warship

collide with the broad side of

toward a full side

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The basic purpose of this book is to explore how witchcraft, and disorderly women more generally, were represented musically and textually in early modern England, in particular in broadside ballads.
In effect, the salient features of the broadside ballad world are most strongly realised through convention and commonplace, and those areas that attract repeated attention do so for a reason.
Sufficient numbers of prints and pamphlets, newsbooks and almanacs, broadside ballads and chapbooks are extant to invite such investigation.
The ballad in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries was less a stable form than an evolving discourse-an overlapping assembly of ballad collections and antiquarian scholarship that gathered together metrical romances, broadside ballads, ballad romances, hymns, lays, ballad parodies, and lyrical ballads that variously expanded and chastened the idea of the ballad.
Some of these ballads can be traced to English and Scottish models, while others are American in origin, though clearly patterned after British traditional and broadside ballads.
One such item is a broadside ballad, dated about 1830, on the topic of shoplifting among middle class women.
The broadside ballad, as a form that was both sung to the audience and bought for household consumption, fits into an intermediate stage in popular literacy, a view supported by the researches of Margaret Spufford and Tessa Watt.
This conservatism, particularly in the broadside ballad, had long existed in harmony with a poetics of eroticism and burlesque.
This is evidenced in my own early book, Cultural Aesthetics: Renaissance Literature and the Practice of Social Ornament (1991), the collection Subject and Object in Renaissance Culture, edited by Margreta de Grazia, Maureen Quilligan, and Peter Stallybrass (1996), my later edition (co-edited with Simon Hunt), Renaissance Culture and the Everyday (1998), and the ever-growing online English Broadside Ballad Archive (EBBA), http://ebba.
Scarborough Fair is examined using the methodology introduced, as well as a 1597 ayre by John Dowland, a broadside ballad from 1811, and a contemporary song by Asian Dub Foundation.
As a result, it practices a kind of hyper-democratizing: anecdote, poem, broadside ballad and statute exist side-by-side as equally legitimate sites in which patterns of power are enmeshed.
In Gaskell's Mary Barton, one of Jackson-Houlston's clearest and most persuasive examples, a quotation from a Lancashire broadside ballad, "The Oldham Weaver," omits a stanza describing an angry exchange between the weaver and his master.
We have long moved beyond the binary opposition of the primacy of the printed broadside ballad over oral transmission, or vice versa (though that doesn't prevent two authors in the present volume from referencing Child's dismissal of broadsides as 'veritable dung-hills'), and this collection reveals the complexity of the relations that exist between them.
They were as likely to adopt the formal characteristics of a broadside ballad or a theatrical monologue as any more conventionally literary kind of poetry.
The topics include the Benedictines and the press in about 1470-1550, transcription and English antiquity in the age of print, the broadside ballad as song, and the scribal culture of the Marian Martyrs.