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Author Pacheco, Anita
Title A Companion to Early Modern Women's Writing
Imprint Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2002
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (414 pages)
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Series Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture Ser
Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture Ser
Note A COMPANION TO EARLY MODERN WOMEN'S WRITING -- Contents -- Notes on Contributors -- Introduction -- PART ONE Contexts -- 1 Women and Education -- 2 Religion and the Construction of the Feminine -- 3 Women,Property and Law -- 4 Women and Work -- 5 Women and Writing -- PART TWO Readings -- 6 Isabella Whitney,A Sweet Nosegay -- 7 Mary Sidney,Countess of Pembroke,Psalmes -- 8 Aemilia Lanyer,Salve Deus Rex Judaeorum -- 9 Elizabeth Cary,The Tragedy of Mariam and History -- 10 Mary Wroth,The Countess of Montgomery 's Urania -- 11 Margaret Cavendish,A True Relation of My Birth,Breeding and Life -- 12 Anna Trapnel,Anna Trapnel 's Report and Plea -- 13 Katherine Philips,Poems -- 14 Aphra Behn,The Rover,Part One -- 15 Mary Astell,Critic of the Marriage Contract/Social Contract Analogue -- PART THREE Genres -- 16 Autobiography -- 17 Defences of Women -- 18 Prophecy -- 19 Women 's Poetry 1550 -1700:'Not Un .t to be Read ' -- 20 Prose Fiction -- 21 Drama -- PART FOUR Issues and Debates -- 22 The Work of Women in the Age of Electronic Reproduction:The Canon,Early Modern Women Writers and the Postmodern Reader -- 23 Feminist Historiography -- Index
This timely volume represents one of the first comprehensive, student-oriented guides to the under-published field of early modern women's writing. Brings together more than twenty leading international scholars to provide the definitive survey volume to the field of early modern women's writing Examines individual texts, including works by Mary Sidney, Margaret Cavendish and Aphra Behn Explores the historical context and generic diversity of early modern women's writing, as well as the theoretical issues that underpin its study Provides a clear sense of the full extent of women's contributions to early modern literary culture
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Pacheco, Anita A Companion to Early Modern Women's Writing Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated,c2002 9781405176118
Subject English literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.;English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.;Women and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 16th century.;Women and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 17th century
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