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The Cambridge companion to early modern women's writing

Author: Laura Lunger Knoppers
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Series: Cambridge collections online.; Cambridge companions to literature.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Featuring the most frequently taught female writers and texts of the early modern period, this Companion introduces the reader to the range, complexity, historical importance, and aesthetic merit of women's writing in Britain from 1500-1700. Presenting key textual, historical, and methodological information, the volume exemplifies new and diverse approaches to the study of women's writing. The book is clearly  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cambridge companion to early modern women's writing.
New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009
(OCoLC)351329791
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Lunger Knoppers
ISBN: 9781139002691 1139002694
OCLC Number: 654885117
Description: 1 online resource (xxvii, 306 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Introduction: critical framework and issues / Laura Lunger Knoppers; Part I. Material Matters: 1. Women's handwriting / Heather Wolfe; 2. Reading women / Edith Snook; 3. Manuscript miscellanies / Victoria E. Burke; 4. Women, the material book, and early printing / Marcy L. North; Part II. Sites of Production: 5. Women in educational spaces / Caroline Bowden; 6. Women in the household / Wendy Wall; 7. Women in church and in devotional spaces / Elizabeth Clarke; 8. Women in the royal courts / Karen Britland; 9. Women in the law courts / Frances E. Dolan; 10. Women in healing spaces / Mary E. Fissell; Part III. Genres and Modes: 11. Translation / Danielle Clarke; 12. Letters / James Daybell; 13. Autobiography / Ramona Wray; 14. Lyric poetry / Helen Wilcox; 15. Narrative poetry / Susanne Woods; 16. Prophecy and religious polemic / Hilary Hinds; 17. Private drama / Marta Straznicky; 18. Public drama / Derek Hughes; 19. Prose fiction / Lori Humphrey Newcomb.
Series Title: Cambridge collections online.; Cambridge companions to literature.
Other Titles: Early modern women's writing
Responsibility: edited by Laura Lunger Knoppers.

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Ideal for courses, this Companion examines the range, historical importance, and aesthetic merit of women's writing in Britain, 1500-1700.  Read more...
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'This welcome volume showcases how far the study of early modern women's writing has come in the last few decades.' The English Historical Review 'This volume serves as an excellent introduction to Read more...

 
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