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A Companion to Early Modern Women's Writing

Anita Pacheco (Hrsg.)

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Geisteswissenschaften, Kunst, Musik / Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaft


This timely volume represents one of the first comprehensive,student-oriented guides to the under-published field of earlymodern women's writing. * * Brings together more than twenty leading international scholarsto provide the definitive survey volume to the field of earlymodern women's writing * Examines individual texts, including works by Mary Sidney,Margaret Cavendish and Aphra Behn * Explores the historical context and generic diversity of earlymodern women's writing, as well as the theoretical issues thatunderpin its study * Provides a clear sense of the full extent of women'scontributions to early modern literary culture


"Pacheco (humanities, Univ. of Hertfordshire) has produced amuch-needed collection that puts into historical and literaryperspective the study of early modern women and their writings.[...] In scholarship and critical depth, this volume comparesfavourably to the many recent publications on early modern women;what makes it particularly useful is its accessibility to studentsjust becoming acquainted with the field."
English Historical Review
"This is a worthwhile and well-produced volume ... [it] wouldmake an excellent core text for students on courses on early modernwomen's writing or gender studies[.]"
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Literature, 16th Century English Literature, Literary Criticism & History, Literaturkritik u. -geschichte, Literaturwissenschaft, Englische Literatur / 16. Jhd.