Cultural Traditions of Sixteenth-Century English Books of Secrets
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Unlock nature's secrets and gain control over your world. That was the promise made by books of secrets, which were popularized in sixteenth-century England because of a rising literacy rate and cheap printing techniques. Even with the large amounts of printed books, manuscript versions were still produced in larger numbers well into the seventeenth century. Many differences existed between the printed and manuscript versions including their construction of masculinity.
DegreeMaster of Arts (M.A.)
CommitteeKalinowski, Angela; Neufeld, Matthew; Nelson, Brent; Korinek, Valerie
Copyright DateMay 2018