Oral and literate culture in England, 1500-1700

This book explores the oral culture of early modern England. It focuses upon dialect speech and proverbial wisdom, old wives' tales and children's lore, historical legends and local customs scurrilous versifying and scandalous rumour-mongering

Main Author: Fox, Adam
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Clarendon 2000, 2000
Series:Oxford studies in social history / Oxford studies in social history
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This book explores the oral culture of early modern England. It focuses upon dialect speech and proverbial wisdom, old wives' tales and children's lore, historical legends and local customs scurrilous versifying and scandalous rumour-mongering
Physical Description:xi, 497 p., [12] p. of plates ill., facsims., ports
ISBN:9780191698019