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

through turns witty and inane, crude and discovered, scurrilous and moralistic, jestbooks provide a tremendous and infrequently ignored perspective at the lives of girls in early glossy 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 in particular specialise in girls in a few sections (The Schoolemaster and Wits Fittes and Fancies) and the quantity additionally contains the highly regarded, common jestbook (A C. Mery Talys).

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