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1601: Conversation, as it was by the Social Fireside, in the Time of the Tudors

By Twain, Mark

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Book Id: WPLBN0002951543
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Reproduction Date: 2009

Title: 1601: Conversation, as it was by the Social Fireside, in the Time of the Tudors  
Author: Twain, Mark
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Language: English
Subject: Dramatic Works, Humor, Satire
Collection: Audio Books Collection
Subcollection: 1601: Conversation, as it was by the Social Fireside, in the Time of the Tudors
Historic
Publication Date:
1880
Publisher: LibriVox Audio Books

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1601, wrote Mark Twain, is a supposititious conversation which takes place in Queen Elizabeth's closet in that year, between the Queen, Ben Jonson, Beaumont, Sir Walter Raleigh, the Duchess of Bilgewater, and one or two others ... If there is a decent word findable in it, it is because I overlooked it. 1601 depicts a highfalutin and earthy discussion between the Queen and her court about farting and a variety of sexual peccadillos, narrated disapprovingly and sanctimoniously by the Queen's Cup-Bearer, an eyewitness at the Social Fireside. [Summary by Denny Sayers]

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Electronic recorded live performance of a reading

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Humor, Satire

 

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