Cheap Print and Popular Piety, 1550-1640 / Edition 1

Cheap Print and Popular Piety, 1550-1640 / Edition 1

by Tessa Watt
     
 

This review of how popular religious belief was reflected in England's cheapest post Reformation printing challenges the current image of a great gulf between Protestantism and popular culture by revealing the continuity of many aspects of traditional piety. See more details below

Overview

This review of how popular religious belief was reflected in England's cheapest post Reformation printing challenges the current image of a great gulf between Protestantism and popular culture by revealing the continuity of many aspects of traditional piety.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521458276
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/28/1993
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Early Modern British History Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
392
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; Part I. The Broadside Ballad: 1. Small and popular music; 2. A Godly ballad to a Godly tune; 3. The 1642 Stock; Part II. The Broadside Picture: 4. Idols in the frontispiece; 5. Stories for walls; 6. Godly tables for good householders; Part III. The Chapbook: 7. The development of the chapbook trade; 8. Penny books and marketplace theology; Conclusion.

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