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Published: 15 November 2016

400 Pages | 2 black-and-white illus.

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198739210

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Verse Libel in Renaissance England and Scotland

Steven W. May and Alan Bryson

  • Presents 52 new critical texts of largely unknown poems
  • Introduces a largely unstudied poetic genre and demonstrates its relevance to daily life in Renaissance England and Scotland
  • Provides a comprehensive history of verse libel in sixteenth-century England and Scotland
  • Detailed textual apparatus shows how these poems made their way through the scribal networks and for how long