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The Writer's Guide to Everyday Life in Renaissance England (edition 1997)

by Kathy Lynn Emerson

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Writers will save hours of valuable research time and bring a richness and historical accuracy to their work as they reference the slice-of-life facts depicted for each of these major time periods. Each book contains descriptions of the period's food and clothes; customs and slang; occupations; common religious and political practices; and other historical details.… (more)
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Title:The Writer's Guide to Everyday Life in Renaissance England
Authors:Kathy Lynn Emerson
Info:Writer's Digest Books (1997), Hardcover
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Tags:Writing, reference

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The Writer's Guide to Everyday Life in Renaissance England: From 1485-1649 by Kathy Lynn Emerson

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A superficial guide to the culture of the period, aimed, as the title says, at novelists. Note also in the title: "Renaissance England" and "1485-1649." This very broad interpretation of "Renaissance" can lead to some major misunderstandings. There are many errors; many statements are made without date qualification, giving the impression that they are true for the whole of the period covered by the book. It does give bibliographies for each chapter. ( )
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