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The Early Modern Englishwoman: A Facsimile Library of Essential Works & Printed Writings, 1641-1700: Series II, Part Two


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An Collins: Printed Writings 1641–1700: Series II, Part Two, Volume 1

An Collins: Printed Writings 1641–1700: Series II, Part Two, Volume 1

1st Edition

Robert C. Evans
November 13, 2003

An Collins' Divine Songs and Meditacions were first printed in a small octavo volume in London in 1653. The only extant copy is presently held at The Huntington Library and it is, therefore, this copy that is reproduced in this facsimile edition. It is an important text because it is one of the...

Alicia D'Anvers: Printed Writings 1641–1700: Series II, Part Two, Volume 2

Alicia D'Anvers: Printed Writings 1641–1700: Series II, Part Two, Volume 2

1st Edition

Robert C. Evans
November 04, 2003

Born Alice Clarke, the daughter of Oxford university's 'first director of printing', Alicia D'Anvers' poetry demonstrates an intimate familiarity with Oxford and especially with the workings of the press. This volume reproduces three works: A Poem Upon His Sacred Majesty, His Voyage for Holland (...

Elizabeth Singer [Rowe]: Printed Writings 1641–1700: Series II, Part Two, Volume 7

Elizabeth Singer [Rowe]: Printed Writings 1641–1700: Series II, Part Two, Volume 7

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Jennifer Richards
September 24, 2003

Printed Writings 1641-1700: Series II, Part Two, consists of seven volumes of writings as follows: Volume 1: An Collins Volume 2: Alicia D'Anvers Volume 3: 'Eliza' Volume 4: Amey Hayward Volume 5: Anne Killigrew Volume 6: Elizabeth Major Volume 7: Elizabeth Singer [Rowe]...

Grace Norton [Gethin] and Frances (Freke) Norton: Printed Writings 1641–1700: Series II, Part Two, Volume 9

Grace Norton [Gethin] and Frances (Freke) Norton: Printed Writings 1641–1700: Series II, Part Two, Volume 9

1st Edition

Bernadette Andrea
August 22, 2003

This facsimile edition features the intimately related writings of a mother, Lady Frances Norton (1640-1731), and her daughter, Lady Grace Gethin (1676-97). The posthumous publication of Gethin's collection of essays Misery's Virtues Whet-Stone (1699) was sponsored by her mother; subsequently...

Elizabeth Major: Printed Writings 1641–1700: Series II, Part Two, Volume 6

Elizabeth Major: Printed Writings 1641–1700: Series II, Part Two, Volume 6

1st Edition

Jeffrey Powers-Beck
August 15, 2003

Elizabeth Major was inspired to write Honey on the Rod (1656) as a result of lameness brought on by a bout of fever in her mid-twenties. The experience left her fiercely devoted to her Christian religion, but also filled with indignation against the sins of nominal Christians. Honey on the Rod was...

Amey Hayward: Printed Writings 1641–1700: Series II, Part Two, Volume 4

Amey Hayward: Printed Writings 1641–1700: Series II, Part Two, Volume 4

1st Edition

Dana Aspinall
July 28, 2003

The Females Legacy is the only surviving work of Amey Howard about whom very little is known. While rarely political or even topical, The Females Legacy generally conforms to much of the same militantly Protestant ideology of the sort Harris spent his life advocating. The volume contains...

Anne Killigrew: Printed Writings 1641–1700: Series II, Part Two, Volume 5

Anne Killigrew: Printed Writings 1641–1700: Series II, Part Two, Volume 5

1st Edition

Patricia Hoffmann
July 24, 2003

During Anne Killigrew's lifetime (1660-1685) most of her known living relatives were connected to the court, yet very little is known about Anne herself. The twenty-five complete poems and five fragments that were collected and published by her father soon after her death probably represent only a...

'Eliza': Printed Writings 1641–1700: Series II, Part Two, Volume 3

'Eliza': Printed Writings 1641–1700: Series II, Part Two, Volume 3

1st Edition

Liam Semler
July 10, 2003

This facsimile edition reproduces the work titled Eliza's Babes which was first published in 1652. The volume comprises devotional and political verse and prose meditations. The poems cover a wide range of forms from verse epistles to poetic petitions, religious love lyrics to poems on earthly...

'Ephelia': Printed Writings 1641–1700: Series II, Part Two, Volume 8

'Ephelia': Printed Writings 1641–1700: Series II, Part Two, Volume 8

1st Edition

Maureen E. Mulvihill
April 28, 2003

This facsimile edition reproduces the extant works of the seventeenth-century poet, 'Ephelia'. By tradition, the identity of 'Ephelia' has been a long-contested debate in English letters. In her extended Introductory Note, Maureen Mulvihill culls evidence from the 'Ephelia' texts and from...

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