Women's Writing of the Early Modern Period, 1588-1688 by Stephanie Hodgson-Wright
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Women's Writing of the Early Modern Period, 1588-1688
By Stephanie Hodgson-Wright

Women's Writing of the Early Modern Period, 1588-1688

An Anthology

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Women's Writing of the Early Modern Period, 1588-1688 by Stephanie Hodgson-Wright

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This multi-genre anthology brings together a wide selection of women's published writing from the Early Modern period. These include writings by Margaret Cavendish, Anne Trapnel, Aphra Behn, Mary Carleton, Elizabeth Cary, Jane Anger and Rachel Speght. The volume covers a representative range of published material from drama, poetry, fictional and polemical prose. Care has been taken to balance complete texts with substantial extracts. The Introduction sets out the aims of the volume and the principles of selection, as well as providing readers with a brief critical introduction to each of the texts. A detailed chronology is included to help readers place the texts in their historical and cultural contexts. Reflecting a range of women's experiences in the century between 1588 and 1688, this anthology provides a collection of material which will be a valuable resource for all teachers of Early Modern literature and women's writing. Features An Introduction which places the writings in historical and literary contexts A chronological table Textual and explanatory notes to each text Author biographies An index of themes which aids teachers in selecting materials to suit their courses A Bibliography of references and further reading which enables students to follow up authors and topics

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780748610976
ISBN-10: 0748610979
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 24mm)
Pages: 352
Imprint: Edinburgh University Press
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publish Date: 16-Jul-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Women's Writing of the Early Modern Period, 1588-1688 by Stephanie Hodgson-Wright Women's Writing of the Early Modern Period, 1588-1688, Paperback (July 2002)

This anthology brings together a broad selection of women's writings from the Early Modern period including poetry, literary prose, polemical prose, and drama, most of which are unavailable elsewhere. Full texts and substantial extracts are included of writings by Elizabeth I, Margaret Cavendish, Anna Trapnel, Aphra Behn, Mary Carleton, Mary Herbert, Jane Anger, Rachel Speght, and others.

Tragedy of Mariam by Stephanie Hodgson-Wright Tragedy of Mariam, Paperback (May 2000)

"Stephanie Hodgson-Wright's excellent edition of this important work is the most user-friendly available." -- Jacqueline Pearson, University of Manchester

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