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Author Vienne-Guerrin, Nathalie.

Title The unruly tongue in early modern England : three treatises / edited by Nathalie Vienne-Guerrin
Published Madison [N.J.] : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource (lii, 247 pages) : illustrations
Contents Jean de Marconville, A treatise of the good and evell tounge. ca. 1592 -- A note on Marconville's text -- The text -- William Perkins, A direction for the government of the tongue according to Gods worde, 1595 [1593] -- A note on Perkin's text -- The text -- George Webbe, the Araignement of an unruly tongue, 1619. -- A note on Webbe's text -- The text -- Appendix A: Traicte de la bonne & mavaise langue, Marconville's treatise in French -- Appendix B: Passages added in the 1595 version of Perkins's text -- Appendix C: Outline of Perkins's treatise -- Appendix D: Outline of Webbe's treatise -- Appendix E: Tongue stories: some variations -- Appendix F: Images of the tongue
Summary This volume excavates the biblical and classical sources behind three early modern treatises that denounce the numerous sins of the tongue that cause damage in the Elizabethan society
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-223) and indexes
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Subject Blessing and cursing -- Early works to 1800.
English language -- Obscene words -- History.
English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.
Swearing -- Early works to 1800.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Early works.
Form Electronic book
Author Marconville, Jean de. Treatise of the good and evell tounge.
Perkins, William, 1558-1602. Direction for the gouernment of the tongue according to Gods worde.
Webbe, George, 1581-1642. Araignement of an vnruly tongue.
ISBN 1611474701 (electronic bk.)
1611474701 (electronic)
9781611474701 (electronic bk.)