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Definition of the noun Chapbook

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noun - plural: chapbooks

  1. A small book, usually made from a single sheet, folded several times, containing poems, ballads or religious tracts


Chapbook: A chapbook is an early type of popular literature printed in early modern Europe. The tradition of chapbooks arose in the 16th century, as soon as printed books became affordable, and rose to its height during the 17th and 18th centuries. Many different kinds of ephemera and popular or folk literature were published as chapbooks, such as almanacs, children's literature, folk tales, nursery rhymes, pamphlets, poetry, and political and religious tracts. When illustrations are included in chapbooks, they are considered popular prints.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of American Literature (2013)

by EPUB 2-3

chapbook. Chapbooks were inexpensively produced books thatcovered arange of subjects,including adventure andcrimestories, jokesandanecdotes, religious tractsand picaresquetales, andhistory and biography. These"cheap" books were ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Ephemera (2000)

A Guide to the Fragmentary Documents of Everyday Life for the Collector, Curator, and Historian by Maurice Rickards, Michael Twyman

Leslie Shepard (Chapbook); Peter Stockham ( Battledore; Chapbook); Hugh Street (Game record); Ben Swanson (Dental papers); Amoret Tanner (Seed packets); United States Office of Education, Washington ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of British Poetry (2015)

by Robert R. Watson

inthe Chapbook of November 1924, inthe Criterion of ...

Google previewThe Greenwood Encyclopedia of Folktales and Fairy Tales [3 Volumes] (2007)

by Donald Haase, Donald Haase Ph.D.

Richard Yanagita Kunio Zipes, Jack Media, Performance, and Other Cultural Forms Advertising Animation Aphorisms Art Bible, Bible Tale La biblioth eque bleue Broadside Cartoons and Comics Chapbook Children's Literature Dance DEFA ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chrisholm

The word “ chapbook ” has not been noticed earlier than 1824, when Dibdin, the celebrated bibliographer, described a workas being “ a chapbook, printed in rather a neat black-letter.” GRAPE (from the Fr. shape, a hood, cope or sheath), ...

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Scrabble value of C3H4A1P3B3O1O1K5

The value of this 8-letter word is 21 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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