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Published: 11 April 2016

256 Pages | 7 illus.

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199662302

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Unbridled Tongue

Babble and Gossip in Renaissance France

Emily Butterworth

  • The first book-length study of gossip in Renaissance literature
  • Allows reader to put canonical texts and images in context of lesser known works
  • The wide range of critical approaches offer reader different tools for reading the texts and the period
  • Includes illustrations to reflect visual representations of gossip and rumor in the period