Narrating Transgression: Representations of the Criminal in Early Modern England

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Crime and the criminal are amongst the outstanding discourses of late seventeenth and eighteenth-century English written culture, a subject to be found in ballads, sermons, biographies, case histories, dying speeches, newspaper articles, accounts of trials, Newgate Ordinary reports, paintings and etchings, poems, comedies and novels. It is this printed material that the essays in the present collection approach, somewhat obliquely, searching for hidden meanings and unavowed aims. The result is an opening up of new ...

Narrating Transgression: Representations of the Criminal in Early Modern England 1999, Peter Lang Gmbh, Internationaler Verlag Der Wissenschaften, Frankfurt

ISBN-13: 9783631334492

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Narrating Transgression: Representations of the Criminal in Early Modern England 1999, Peter Lang Publishing, Frankfurt, Germany

ISBN-13: 9780820435992

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