Politics of Early Modern Women's Writing

Danielle Clarke

Editura: Longman
This title challenges the conventional view of Renaissance women as marginal to the cultural reproduction of the time. It examines texts written by women in relation to their social and historical contexts and looks at how women's lived experiences shaped their work.
  • Limba : Engleza
  • Cuprins : Introduction CHAPTER 1. WOMEN, LANGUAGE & RHETORICEducation and LiteracySpeakingReadingWriting CHAPTER 2. THE RENAISSANCE DEBATE ABOUT WOMENJane Anger and the invasion of traditionSwetnam the woman-hater arraigned CHAPTER 3. DRAMA AND THE GENDERED POLITICAL SUBJECTTranslating politicsDeath, sex and politicsTragedy and the politics of marriageComedy and the playing of politics CHAPTER 4. WRITING THE DIVINE: FAITH AND POETRYVoicing God in the Psalms of DavidPoetic visions and dream poetryAemilia Lanyer and the revision of biblical historyAnne Dowriche and political agencyElegies, epitaphs and the poetry of mourning CHAPTER 5. POETRY, POLITICS AND GENDERIsabella Whitney: wit, prodigality and the cityPetrachanism, politics and the feminineLady Mary Wroth and the dynamics of disclosure CHAPTER 6. WOMEN READING AND WRITING ROMANCE Barclay's Argenis and gendered translationThe Countesse of Mountgomeries Urania (1621)Re
  • Data Publicarii : 15 Feb 2001
  • Editie : 1
  • Format : Paperback
  • Numar pagini : 302
  • ISBN : 9780582309098
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