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Small books and pleasant histories : popular fiction and its readership in seventeenth-century England

Small books and pleasant histories : popular fiction and its readership in seventeenth-century England (Loan 4 times)

Material type
단행본
Personal Author
Spufford, Margaret.
Title Statement
Small books and pleasant histories : popular fiction and its readership in seventeenth-century England / Margaret Spufford.
Publication, Distribution, etc
Cambridge :   Cambridge University Press,   1985, c1981.  
Physical Medium
xxi, 275 p. : facsims., maps, music ; 22 cm.
Series Statement
Past and present publications
ISBN
0521312183 (pbk.)
General Note
Includes index.  
Originally published: London : Methuen, 1981.  
Subject Added Entry-Topical Term
Books and reading -- England -- History. Folk literature, English -- History and criticism. Street literature -- England -- History.
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Holdings Information

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No. 1 Location Main Library/Western Books/ Call Number 302.232 S772s Accession No. 111600587 Availability Available Due Date Make a Reservation Service B M

Contents information

Table of Contents

Illustrations; Abbreviations; Acknowledgements; Dedication; Preface; 1. The mental world of the peasant reader; 2. Elementary education and the acquisition of reading skills; 3. Direct and indirect evidence for readership of the chapbooks; 4. The fortunes and the volume of stock of the chapbook publishers; 5. The distributors: pedlars, hawkers and petty chapmen; 6. The content of Samuel Pepys's collection and the bibliotheque bleue; 7. Small merry books: courtship, sex and songs; 8. Portraits of society: historical and chivalric novels; 10. Conclusion; Appendix; Index.


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