The Battle of the Frogs and Fairford's Flies: Miracles and the Pulp Press During the English Revolution

The Battle of the Frogs and Fairford's Flies: Miracles and the Pulp Press During the English Revolution

by Jerome Friedman

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ISBN-13: 9780312091255
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 07/01/1993
Pages: 320

Table of Contents

List of Illustrationsviii
Acknowledgementsix
Prefacex
1.Censorship, Popular Publication, and the Pulp Press1
Part IHow England Fell
2.Order Within the Universe: The Rebellion Against Charles19
3.Signs of the Times: Portents, Prodigies, and Other Indications of God's Unhappiness with England41
4.Ancient Prophecies59
Part IIReligion in Fallen England
5.The Sectarian Cancer83
6.Religious Impostors and Charlatans115
7.Catholics, Turks, and Jews137
Part IIISin and Society in Fallen England
8.Signs of Sin Everywhere: Alehouses, Alcohol, Drugs, and More157
9.Naughty Women and Worse179
10.Bawdy Men and Better203
Part IVEngland Redeemed
11.More Ancient Prophecies225
12.Events in 1660: The Battle of the Frogs and Fairford's Flies239
13.Conclusion255
Notes265
Alphabetical Title Listing of Pamphlets Cited in this Study293
Index303

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