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The material letter in early modern England : manuscript letters and the culture and practices of letter-writing, 1512-1635 / James Daybell.

Author / Creator Daybell, James, 1972-
Imprint Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Description xv, 357 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Language English
Series Early modern literature in history
Early modern literature in history (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))
Subject Letter writing -- Great Britain -- History -- 16th century.
Letter writing -- Great Britain -- History -- 17th century.
English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- Criticism, Textual.
Authorship -- Social aspects.
LITERARY CRITICISM / Books & Reading.
HISTORY / Europe / Great Britain.
HISTORY / Modern / 16th Century.
LITERARY CRITICISM / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh.
Authorship -- Social aspects.
English literature -- Early modern.
Letter writing.
Great Britain.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.
Format Print, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/8908780
ISBN 9780230222694 (hardback)
0230222692 (hardback)
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "The first major socio-cultural study of manuscript letters and letter-writing practices in early modern England. Daybell examines a crucial period in the development of the English vernacular letter before Charles I's postal reforms in 1635, one that witnessed a significant extension of letter-writing skills throughout society."--Publisher's website.

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