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A weaver-poet and the plague : labor, poverty, and the household in Shakespeare's London / Scott Oldenburg.

Author/creator Oldenburg, Scott K., 1969- author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, [2020]
Description275 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Cultural inquiries in English literature, 1400-1700
Cultural inquiries in English literature, 1400-1700. ^A1399017
Contents Introduction : the silk-weavers' song -- Company and complaint : the limits of craft identity -- Life and debt in the poultry : the communal bonds of the parish -- Grief and grievance : communal elegy in St. Olave's Parish -- The Jeremiah of Southwark : the prophetic poetry of William Muggins -- Epilogue : the horizon of the past.
Abstract "A narrative of Elizabethan London through the eyes of William Muggins, an impoverished silk-weaver who wrote poetry about the plague, motherhood, childrearing, poverty, and the responsibility individuals have to one another"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Genre/formCriticism, interpretation, etc.
LCCN 2020027061
ISBN0271087153 hardcover

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