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Author Butterworth, Emily, author.

Title The unbridled tongue : babble and gossip in Renaissance France / Emily Butterworth.

Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white).
Series Oxford scholarship online
Oxford scholarship online.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary 'The Unbridled Tongue' is a book about talking too much and why it was considered not just inadvisable but dangerous in 16th-century Europe. Drawing on a wide range of sources and approaches, it addresses Renaissance literary portrayals of gossip and rumour in a social, religious, political, and historical frame.
Notes Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on February 10, 2016).
Subject French literature -- 16th century -- History and criticism.
Gossip in literature.
ISBN 9780191770470 (ebook) : No price