Contributions are sought for an interdisciplinary collection of essays to be edited by Allison Levy and published by Ashgate Publishing Co. in the new book series, Cultures of Play, 1300-1700..
..Dedicated to early modern playfulness, this series serves two purposes. First, it recounts the history of wit, humor, and games, from jokes and sermons, for instance, to backgammon and
blind man’s buff …. Second, …it also provides a forum for reconceptualizing the play elements of early modern economic, political, religious, and social life.
Deadline: 15 Sept 2014