Dangerous talk : scandalous, seditious, and treasonable speech in pre-modern England (Book, 2012) [WorldCat.org]
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Dangerous talk : scandalous, seditious, and treasonable speech in pre-modern England

Author: David Cressy
Publisher: Oxford Oxford Univ. Press 2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publ. in pbkView all editions and formats
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Dangerous Talk traces free speech across five centuries of popular political culture, and shows how scandalous, seditious and treasonable talk finally gained protection as 'the birthright of an  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Cressy
ISBN: 0199564809 9780199564804 9780199606092 0199606099
OCLC Number: 844984633
Notes: Literaturverz. S. [335] - 357
Description: XIII, 374 Seiten
Contents: Introduction ; 1. Sins of the Tongue ; 2. Abusive Words ; 3. Speaking Treason ; 4. Elizabethan Voices ; 5. Words Against King James ; 6. The Demeaning of Charles I ; 7. Dangerous Words, 1625-1642 ; 8. Revolutionary Seditions ; 9. Charles II: The Veriest Rogue That Ever Reigned ; 10. The Last of the Stuarts ; 11. Dangerous Speech from Hanoverian to Modern England ; 12. Dangerous Talk in Dangerous Times ; Bibliography
Responsibility: David Cressy

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... Readers will come away well informed about just how colourful the language of the English people, at their boldest and most deliberately subversive, has been over the centuries. * Anthony Read more...

 
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