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.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Fox, Adam, 1964-
Format: eBook
Published: Oxford : New York : Clarendon Press ; Oxford University Press, 2000.
Series:Oxford studies in social history.
Online Access:CONNECT