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

through turns witty and inane, crude and realized, scurrilous and moralistic, jestbooks provide a big and infrequently neglected standpoint at the lives of girls in early glossy England. This quantity reproduces seven jestbooks with connections to early glossy Englishwomen in addition to displaying anything of the large style itself. 4 have an instantaneous 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 concentrate on girls in a few sections (The Schoolemaster and Wits Fittes and Fancies) and the quantity additionally comprises the highly regarded, common jestbook (A C. Mery Talys).

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