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- DescriptionLeonard R. N. Ashley delights readers with a collection of facts and folklore of the people of Queen Elizabeth I's era. He describes sports and pastimes, religion and superstition, cooking, life in town and country, and the rising bourgeois class. In chapters titled Cakes and Ale, The Playhouse and the Bearbaiting Pit, and Hey nny nny, Ashley paints an enlightening portrait of a time made memorable by Shakespeare and his contemporaries.
- Author BiographyLeonard R. N. Ashley is professor of English at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York and author of many books, including The Wonderful World of Superstition, Prophecy, and Luck.
- Author(s)Leonard R. N. Ashley
- PublisherUniversity of Wisconsin Press
- Date of Publication30/09/2004
- SubjectPopular Culture & Media: General Interest
- Place of PublicationBowling Green
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintBowling Green University Popular Press,US
- Content Note50 b/w illustrations
- Weight445 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine18 mm
- Edition StatementNew edition
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