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Early Modern Memes: The Reuse and Recycling of Woodcuts in 17th-Century English Popular Print by Katie Sisneros — earth sciences
Expensive and laborious to produce, a single woodcut could be recycled to illustrate scores of different ballads, each new home imbuing the same image with often wildly diverse meanings. Katie Sisneros explores this interplay of repetition, context, and meaning, and how in it can be seen a parallel to meme culture of today. In a ...