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Rogues, vagabonds, & sturdy beggars : a new gallery of Tudor and early Stuart rogue literature exposing the lives, times, and cozening tricks of the Elizabethan underworld / edited, with notes, from quartos of the first editions by Arthur F. Kinney ; illustrations by John Lawrence.

Publication:
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, 1990.
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318 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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Other Title:
Rogues, vagabonds, and sturdy beggars.
Subjects:
English prose literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700.
Rogues and vagabonds -- England -- Literary collections.
England -- Social life and customs -- 16th century -- Pamphlets.
England -- Social life and customs -- 17th century -- Pamphlets.
London (England) -- Social life and customs -- Sources.
Beggars -- England -- Literary collections.
Street literature -- England -- London.
Contents:
Introduction
A manifest detection of diceplay (1552) / Gilbert Walker
The fraternity of vagabonds (1561) / John Awdeley
A caveat for common cursitors vulgarly called vagabonds (1566) / Thomas Harman
A notable discovery of cozenage (1591) / Robert Greene
The black book's messenger (1592) / Robert Greene
Lantern and candle-light (1608) / Thomas Dekker
The art of juggling (1612) / Samuel Rid
Textual commentaries and notes
An Elizabethan glossary.
Notes:
Reprint. Originally published: Barre, Mass. : Imprint Society, c1973.
Contributor:
Kinney, Arthur F., 1933-
Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0870237187 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
20797458