Theater of state [electronic resource] : Parliament and political culture in early Stuart England / Chris R. Kyle.
- Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, c2012.
1 online resource (290 p.)
- Great Britain. Parliament -- History -- 17th century.
Political culture -- Great Britain -- History -- 17th century.
Political oratory -- Great Britain -- History -- 17th century.
Communication in politics -- Great Britain -- History -- 17th century.
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1603-1649.
- Electronic books.
- This book chronicles the expansion and creation of new public spheres in and around Parliament in the early Stuart period. It focuses on two closely interconnected narratives: the changing nature of communication and discourse within parliamentary chambers and the interaction of Parliament with the wider world of political dialogue and the dissemination of information. Concentrating on the rapidly changing practices of Parliament in print culture, rhetorical strategy, and lobbying during the 1620's, this book demonstrates that Parliament not only moved toward the center stage of politics
- Fittest speech : rhetoric and debate
Audience reactions : the noise of politics
Swift pens : recording Parliament
Procreative pens : disseminating news from Parliament
Open doors : pressure groups and lobbying
Shifting stages : the emergence of Parliamentary print culture.
- Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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