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Author Fox, Adam, 1964-

Title Oral and literate culture in England, 1500-1700 [electronic resource] / Adam Fox.

Published Oxford : Clarendon, 2000.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xi, 497 p., [12] p. of plates) : ill., facsims., ports.
Series Oxford studies in social history
Oxford studies in social history.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Subject Oral tradition -- England -- History -- 16th century.
Oral tradition -- England -- History -- 17th century.
English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.
Popular culture -- England -- History -- 16th century.
Popular culture -- England -- History -- 17th century.
England -- Social life and customs -- 16th century.
England -- Social life and customs -- 17th century.
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