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 (Google eBook)
Presenting seven works from the Elizabethan age including Dekker's Lantern and Candle-light and Rid's Art of Juggling, this book discusses these and other Elizabethan protonovels and assesses their influence on writers such as Shakespeare.
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The Black Books Messenger 1592
Latern and Candlelight 1608
The Art of Juggling 1612
Textual Commentaries and Notes
An Elizabethan Glossary
amongst Autolycus Awdeley bearbaiting beggars Bel-man called cards cheat cheaters Cheating Law clothes Cock Lorel collier comes Constable Cony Cony-catchers copy-text counterfeit cozenage cozening Crank criminals crosbiters Dekker Devil dice doth Doxies drink edition Elizabethan England English fair feats fellow foist Gentleman GILBERT WALKER goeth goodwife Greene Greene's hand Harman hath honest horse Horse-Courser hundred John JOHN AWDELEY Juggler Juggling Justice knave lewd licenses live London master means Mort never night pamphlet parish person play poor pounds purse quoth ROBERT GREENE rogue literature rogues sacks saith Samuel Rid shew shillings shire steal strange Tavern tell testor thee thereof Thomas THOMAS DEKKER Thomas Harman thou town tricks Tudor unto upright vagabonds Verser villainies walk wife withal wonder words
Page 20 - What is that, quod the Cardinal ? forsoth my lorde (quod I) your shepe that were wont to be so meke and tame, and so smal eaters, now, as I heare saye, be become so great devowerers and so wylde, that they eate up, and swallow downe the very men them selfes.