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The power of laughter and satire in early modern Britain : political and religious culture, 1500-1820

Author: Mark Knights; Adam Morton
Publisher: Woodbridge : Boydell & Brewer, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Leading scholars show how laughter and satire in early modern Britain functioned in a variety of contexts both to affirm communal boundaries and to undermine them.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Knights, Mark.
Power of Laughter and Satire in Early Modern Britain : Political and Religious Culture, 1500-1820.
Woodbridge : Boydell & Brewer, ©2017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Knights; Adam Morton
ISBN: 9781787440814 1787440818
OCLC Number: 1000453721
Description: 1 online resource (264 pages)
Responsibility: edited by Mark Knights and Adam Morton.

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This delightful volume articulates a significant facet of satire that can be read across the early modern period: that it created a space for criticism. CERCLES

 
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