'A womans answer is neuer to seke': Early Modern Jestbooks, by Ian Munro,Betty S. Travitsky,Anne Lake Prescott

By Ian Munro,Betty S. Travitsky,Anne Lake Prescott

by way of turns witty and inane, crude and realized, scurrilous and moralistic, jestbooks provide an enormous and infrequently ignored point of view at the lives of girls in early smooth England. This quantity reproduces seven jestbooks with connections to early smooth Englishwomen in addition to exhibiting anything of the huge style itself. 4 have an immediate connection to girls via their jests and framing (Wyddow Edyth, VVestward for Smelts, lengthy Meg of VVestminster, and Pasqvils Iests), excerpts from books particularly concentrate on ladies in a few sections (The Schoolemaster and Wits Fittes and Fancies) and the quantity additionally contains the highly regarded, normal jestbook (A C. Mery Talys).

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