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metamorphosis of Aiax, a new discourse of a stale subject.

Harington, John Sir

metamorphosis of Aiax, a new discourse of a stale subject.

With An anatomie of the metamorpho-sed Aiax. Reprinted from the original editions. Edited by Peter Warlock and Jack Lindsay.

by Harington, John Sir

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Published by Fanfrolico Press in [London] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesA new discourse of a stale subject
ContributionsWarlock, Peter, 1894-1930,, Lindsay, Jack, 1900-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR2284 N4 1927
The Physical Object
Pagination143p.
Number of Pages143
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17460665M


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A new discourse of a stale subject, called The metamorphosis of Ajax Item Preview remove-circle A new discourse of a stale subject, called The metamorphosis of Ajax by Harington, John, Pages: The original, however, far antedates the nineteenth-century edition, for, under the title A New Discourse of a Stale Subject; called the Metamorphosis of Ajax, Written by Misacmos, To His Friend.

New discourse of a stale subject, called the metamorphosis of Ajax. A New Look at a Stale Subject, or The Metamorphosis of Ajax () is a book impossible to classify. It starts with a long prologue justifying its subject, with many examples from Biblical and classical sources relating to excretion and the disposal of sewage, before describing his invention -.

A New Discourse of a Stale Subject, called The Metamorphosis of Ajax () is a book impossible to classify. It starts with a long prologue justifying its subject, with many examples from Biblical. The Property of the Downside Abbey General Trust[HARINGTON, SIR JOHN]A new discourse of a stale subject, called the metamorphosis of Aiax (An apologie).

A new discourse of a stale subject. book Richard Field, ;[London: Edward Allde, ]together2 volumes, 8vo ( x 92mm. and x 93mm.), woodcut printer's device on first title-page, woodcut initials, head-and tailpieces, woodcut illustrations, second volume without.

Sir John Harington concludes the main text of his A New Discourse of a Stale Subject, Called The Metamorphosis of Ajax published in with a two-line verse that extols his readers to better themselves by cleaning their household privy latrines and correcting personal shortcomings.

Harington was so pleased with the device that he wrote a book on the subject called "A New Discourse Upon a Stale Subject: The Metamorphosis of Ajax". Ajax gets in there because in Elizabethan times the slang word for a privy was a jakes. The Metamorphosis of Aiax a New Discourse of a Stale Subject By Sir John Harington with an Anatomie of the Metamorpho-sed Aiax.

London: The Fanfrolico Press, (). First Edition Thus - Limited. Hardcover, Large Octavo. xxxii+pp., Frontispiece, woodcut illustrations, decorations, & initials reproduced from early editions, appendices.

Get this from a library. The metamorphosis of Aiax: a new discourse of a stale subject by Sir John Harington with an anatomie of the metamorpho-sed Aiax. A New Discourse of A Stale Subject, Called The Metamorphosis Of Ajax: Written by Misacmos, to His Friend And Cosin Philostilpnos.

53 A Letter Written By a Gentleman Of Good Worth. InHarington wrote a book called A New Discourse upon a Stale Subject: The Metamorphosis of Ajax about his invention. He published it under the pseudonym of Misacmos. The book made political allusions to the Earl of Leicester that angered the Queen.

English: Waste disposal: Harington's flush toilet descibred in A New Discourse of a Stale Subject, called the Metamorphosis of Ajax, Date: Source: A New Discourse of a Stale Subject, called the Metamorphosis of Ajax, Author: Sir John Harington: Licensing.

Harington gave full details of his flush toilet in his book A New Discourse of a Stale Subject, called the Metamorphosis of Ajax, which I have added here for you to read.

You'll find it on page of that PDF or in the section called "An Anatomy of the Metamorpho-sed Ajax". Click on the link below: The Metamorphosis of Ajax.

The Metamorphosis of Ajax: A Cloacinean Satire ; With, The Anatomy ; And, Apology Sir John Harington From the Press of C. Whittingham, - Outhouses - pages. Get this from a library. A new discourse of a stale subiect, called The metamorphosis of Aiax.

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A New Discourse of a Stale Subject, Called the Metamorphosis of Ajax. London: Richard Field, dwelling in the Blackfriars, Rpt. EEBO. Web. This item is cited in the following documents: 1 March New Article on Sewage and Waste Management in Early Modern London by Christopher Foley.

This article examines Sir John Harington’s A New Discourse of a Stale Subject, Called The Metamorphosis of Ajax through the lens of urban environmental history, examining the everyday context of Harington’s discourse.

It argues that although Harington may have used the work for the political and social commentary discussed by other scholars. This time he'd written another book, titled A New Discourse of a Stale Subject, Called the Metamorphosis of Ajax. It turns out that the word jakes was Elizabethan slang for a privy.

Ajax was code for "a jakes.". InHarington wrote a book called A New Discourse upon a Stale Subject: The Metamorphosis of Ajax about his invention. He published it under the pseudonym of Misacmos.

The book made political allusions to the Earl of Leicester that angered the Queen, and he was again banished from the court. Book Design for a Flushing Privy, from A New Discourse of a Stale Subject, Called the Metamorphosis of Ajax Dissertation: 'Noysome and unsavoury discourse': The Design of Privies, Close Stools and Chamber Pots in England, Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for SIR JOHN HARINGTON'S A NEW DISCOURSE OF A STALE SUBJECT, By Elizabeth Story at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products!End date: Harington first described his invention in his book A New Discourse upon a Stale Subject: The Metamorphosis of Ajax, which he published under the pseudonym “Misacmos,” meaning “hater of filth.” In his book, Harington declared that his Ajax “would make unsavoury places sweet, noisome places wholesome and filthy places cleanly.”.

from A New Discourse of a Stale Subject; Called the Metamorphosis of Ajax, Written by Misacmos to his Friend and Cousin Philostilpnos.

Sir John Harington invented the first known valve closet (a precursor to the modern toilet) in the late s. Queen Elizabeth I (a relative of Harington’s) had the device installed in Richmond Palace.

He wrote a satirical pamphlet inentitled, “A New Discourse on a Stale Subject, called the Metamorphosis of Ajax” which is one of the more bizarre works I have ever read.

It was reported that her visit was a success. John went one to write a delightful little thing called A new discourse of a stale subject, Called the Metamorphosis of Ajax in The book.

The Metamorphosis of Aiax: A New Discourse of a Stale Subject By Sir John Harington with an Anatomie of the Metamorpho-sed Aiax. Reprinted from the Original Editions First Edition Hardcover Fanfrolico Press, Good in No Jacket Dust Jacket Book Publishing DetailsSeller Rating: % positive.

Hardback or Cased Book. Etat: New. John Harington's a New Discourse of a Stale Subject Called the Metamorphosis of Ajax. Book. N° de réf. du vendeur BBS Plus d'informations sur ce vendeur | Contacter le vendeur InHarington wrote a book called A New Discourse upon a Stale Subject: The Metamorphosis of Ajax about his invention.

[4] He published it under the pseudonym of Misacmos. The book made political allusions to the Earl of Leicester that angered the Queen. The book was a coded attack on the "stercus" or excrement that was poisoning society. קובץ:A New Discourse of a Stale Subject, called the Metamorphosis of Ajax - Harington's flush מתוך ויקיפדיה, האנציקלופדיה החופשית קובץ.

It was called "ajax" coming from the old English slang for toilet "a jakes." When he wrote the book, "A New Discourse upon a Stale Subject: The Metamorphosis of Ajax," he was referring to his invention.

However, this work have political allusions which caused him to lose the favor of the Queen. His Life as a Member of the Court. UNITED KINGDOM - DECEMBER This illustration, titled 'Visit of the devil to the old man', comes from a humorous pamphlet 'A New Discourse of a Stale Subject, called the Metamorphosis of Ajax' written by the writer John Harington, or Harrington, a godson of Queen Elisabeth I.

'Ajax' was code for 'jakes' - Elizabethan slang for privy. This illustration, titled 'Visit of the devil to the old man', comes from a humorous pamphlet 'A New Discourse of a Stale Subject, called the Metamorphosis of Ajax' written by the writer John Harington, or Harrington, a godson of Queen Elisabeth I.

'Ajax' was code for 'jakes' - Elizabethan slang for privy. en InHarington wrote a book called A New Discourse upon a Stale Subject: The Metamorphosis of Ajax about his invention.

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English author and courtier; translator of Orlando Furioso; author of A New Discourse of a Stale Subject, called the Metamorphosis of Ajax; godson of Queen Elizabeth.

From the description of Document signed: [Somerset], Sept. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: His best work is a political allegory entitled “A New Discourse of a Stale Subject: The Metamorphosis of Ajax” published in The book was about his invention simply called Ajax taken from the word ‘jakes’ or ‘a jakes’ which is another word they have for a toilet.

Banov,Leon,Jr, Title(s): The metamorphosis of Aiax a new discourse of a stale subiect/ by Sir John Harington, with An anatomie of the metamorpho-sed Aiax. The work for which he is best known today, A New Discourse of a Stale Subject, called the Metamorphosis of Ajax () is a political allegory and a coded attack on the monarchy.

His New Discourse described a forerunner to the modern flush toilet that was installed at his house at Kelston. To sum up: She tried hard, and meant well.

This writer would not know a reliable source if it peed on her. There seems to be an awful lot lifted wholesale from Scatalogic Rites of All Nations, which is a late-Victorian compendium of excretory trivia, rumors, myths etc.

Sir John Harington's A New Discourse of a Stale Subject, Called the Metamorphosis of Ajax/5(9). Throughout this book, Smith laments the loss of a perspective on scatology (available to medieval and Renaissance authors and readers) that understands and encourages interaction of the “two (very separate) stools” that have dominated scatological discourse.

But (if only for a moment) back to the pleasures of Smith’s prose style and subject.Sua obra mais conhecida hoje, A New Discourse of a Stale Subject, called the Metamorphosis of Ajax () é uma alegoria política e um ataque codificado à monarquia.

Seu New Discourse descreveu um precursor para o vaso sanitário de descarga moderno que foi instalado em sua casa em Kelston.