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Seventeenth-Century English Newsbooks

J. Milton French

Abstract


French discusses the genre of the English Newsbook from the seventeenth century and the holdings of such books in the Rutgers library.  He characterizes them as "frankly unreliable but frequently charming or spicy or even rowdy gossip."

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