Heavy Words Lightly Thrown: The Reason Behind the Rhyme

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Granta Books, 2004 - Literary Criticism - 176 pages

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This is an anthology of old nursery rhymes which purports to explain the origin of the rhymes.....many of which have political implications. Of course, there are also a huge number of variants of the ... Read full review

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I bought this because I saw a friend's post on it and it sounded interesting. Plus I'm a sucker for a good title. Unfortunately, it doesn't really live up. And the subtitle is way off. Rather than ... Read full review

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