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Ashgate Critical Essays on Women Writers in England, 1550-1700: Volume 5: Anne Clifford and Lucy Hutchinson

Ashgate Critical Essays on Women Writers in England, 1550-1700: Volume 5: Anne Clifford and Lucy Hutchinson

1st Edition

Mihoko Suzuki
May 15, 2017

Until recently, Anne Clifford has been known primarily for her Knole Diary, edited by Vita Sackville-West, which recounted her steadfast resistance to the most authoritative figures of her culture, including James I, as she insisted on her right to inherit her father's title and lands. Lucy...

Ashgate Critical Essays on Women Writers in England, 1550-1700: 7-Volume Set

Ashgate Critical Essays on Women Writers in England, 1550-1700: 7-Volume Set

1st Edition

Mary Ellen Lamb
October 20, 2009

The opportunities offered by the explosion of knowledge about early modern women writers in the past two decades also pose a sometimes formidable challenge. For some sixteenth- and seventeenth-century English women writers-Mary Sidney, Mary Wroth, Aemilia Lanyer, Margaret Cavendish, Anne Clifford,...

Ashgate Critical Essays on Women Writers in England, 1550-1700: Volume 7: Margaret Cavendish

Ashgate Critical Essays on Women Writers in England, 1550-1700: Volume 7: Margaret Cavendish

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Sara H. Mendelson
October 12, 2009

A maverick in her own time, Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle (1623-1673) was dismissed for three centuries as an eccentric crank. Yet the past few decades have witnessed a true renaissance in Cavendish studies, as scholars from diverse academic disciplines produce books, articles and...

Ashgate Critical Essays on Women Writers in England, 1550-1700: Volume 6: Elizabeth Cary

Ashgate Critical Essays on Women Writers in England, 1550-1700: Volume 6: Elizabeth Cary

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Karen Raber
August 19, 2009

Elizabeth Cary's Tragedy of Mariam, the first original drama written in English by a woman, has been a touchstone for feminist scholarship in the period for several decades and is now one of the most anthologized works by a Renaissance woman writer. Her History of ... Edward II has provided...

Ashgate Critical Essays on Women Writers in England, 1550-1700: Volume 1: Early Tudor Women Writers

Ashgate Critical Essays on Women Writers in England, 1550-1700: Volume 1: Early Tudor Women Writers

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Elaine V. Beilin
August 05, 2009

This volume includes leading scholarship on five writers active in the first half of the sixteenth century: Margaret More Roper, Katherine Parr, Anne Askew, Mildred Cooke Cecil and Anne Cooke Bacon. The essays represent a range of theoretical approaches and provide valuable insights into the...

Ashgate Critical Essays on Women Writers in England, 1550-1700: Volume 5: Anne Clifford and Lucy Hutchinson

Ashgate Critical Essays on Women Writers in England, 1550-1700: Volume 5: Anne Clifford and Lucy Hutchinson

1st Edition

Mihoko Suzuki
July 31, 2009

Until recently, Anne Clifford has been known primarily for her Knole Diary, edited by Vita Sackville-West, which recounted her steadfast resistance to the most authoritative figures of her culture, including James I, as she insisted on her right to inherit her father's title and lands. Lucy...

Ashgate Critical Essays on Women Writers in England, 1550-1700: Volume 4: Mary Wroth

Ashgate Critical Essays on Women Writers in England, 1550-1700: Volume 4: Mary Wroth

1st Edition

Clare R. Kinney
July 31, 2009

The last twenty-five years have seen exciting new developments in scholarly work on Lady Mary Wroth, whose Urania and Pamphilia to Amphilanthus constitute the first romance and the first sonnet sequence to be published by an Englishwoman. Wroth's writings enter into a suggestive and gendered...

Ashgate Critical Essays on Women Writers in England, 1550-1700: Volume 2: Mary Sidney, Countess of Pembroke

Ashgate Critical Essays on Women Writers in England, 1550-1700: Volume 2: Mary Sidney, Countess of Pembroke

1st Edition

Margaret P. Hannay
July 15, 2009

Mary Sidney Herbert, Countess of Pembroke, was renowned in her own time for her metrical translation of biblical Psalms, several original poems, translations from French and Italian, and her literary patronage. William Shakespeare used her Antonius as a source, Edmund Spenser celebrated her...

Ashgate Critical Essays on Women Writers in England, 1550-1700: Volume 3: Anne Lock, Isabella Whitney and Aemilia Lanyer

Ashgate Critical Essays on Women Writers in England, 1550-1700: Volume 3: Anne Lock, Isabella Whitney and Aemilia Lanyer

1st Edition

Micheline White
June 28, 2009

Anne Lock, Isabella Whitney and Aemilia Lanyer have emerged as important literary figures in the past ten years and scholars have increasingly realized that their bold and often unorthodox works challenge previously-held conceptions about women's engagement with early modern secular and religious...

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