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Description - The Poems of Aemilia Lanyer by Aemilia Lanyer

Aemilia Lanyer (1569-1645) was the first woman poet in England who sought status as a professional writer. Her book of poems is dedicated entirely to women patrons. It offers a long poem on Christ's passion, told entirely from a woman's point of view, as well as the first country house poem published in England. Almost completely neglected until very recently, her work changes our perspective on Jacobean poetry and contradicts the common assumption that women wrote nothing of serious interest until much later. Mistress and friend of influential Elizabethan courtiers, Lanyer gives us a glimpse of the ideas and aspirations of a talented middle class Renaissance woman.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780195083613
ISBN-10: 019508361X
Format: Paperback
(209mm x 138mm x 15mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1993
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Aemilia Lanyer

Vice President and Dean of Franklin & Marshall College, Susanne Woods is also Director of the Women Writers Project at Brown University, where she taught for many years.

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