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The Cambridge companion to early modern women's writing

"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 methodo...

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Corporate Author: Cambridge collections online.
Other Authors: Knoppers, Laura Lunger.
Format: Online Book
Published: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Series:Cambridge companions to literature.
Online Access:Online version
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Table of 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.