Custome Is an Idiot

Custome Is an Idiot : JACOBEAN PAMPHLET LITERATURE ON WOMEN

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Six complete, annotated pamphlets on the role of women in 15th Century society. They give insight into debates within English culture on gossips, treatises against wife-beating, speriority of women, and cross-dressing.show more

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  • Hardback | 336 pages
  • 152.4 x 231.1 x 33mm | 612.36g
  • University of Illinois Press
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • 0252028422
  • 9780252028427

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"We still have much to learn about the lives of women and the attitudes toward them in early modern England. Susan O'Malley's six texts make a valuable contribution to such a project and her careful editing and generous notations guide us in recovering an essential part of the culture." -Arthur F. Kinney, President, Renaissance English Text Societyshow more