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By Ian Munro,Betty S. Travitsky,Anne Lake Prescott

by way of turns witty and inane, crude and discovered, scurrilous and moralistic, jestbooks provide a massive and sometimes missed standpoint at the lives of ladies in early smooth England. This quantity reproduces seven jestbooks with connections to early glossy Englishwomen in addition to exhibiting whatever of the vast style itself. 4 have a right away connection to girls via their jests and framing (Wyddow Edyth, VVestward for Smelts, lengthy Meg of VVestminster, and Pasqvils Iests), excerpts from books particularly specialise in girls in a few sections (The Schoolemaster and Wits Fittes and Fancies) and the quantity additionally comprises the very hot, basic jestbook (A C. Mery Talys).

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