This timely volume represents one of the first comprehensive, student--oriented guides to the under--published field of early modern womena s writing. * Brings together more than twenty leading international scholars to provide the definitive survey volume to the field of early modern womena s writing * Examines individual texts, including works by Mary Sidney, Margaret Cavendish and Aphra Behn * Explores the historical context and generic diversity of early modern womena s writing, as well as the theoretical issues that underpin its study * Provides a clear sense of the full extent of womena s contributions to early modern literary culture
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Author Biography - Arturo Pacheco
Anita Pacheco is a Lecturer in the English Department at the Open University. She has written extensively on Aphra Behn and early modern drama and is the author of Shakespeare's Coriolanus (2007) in the Writers and their Work series. She is the editor of Early Women Writers 1600--1720 (1998) and joint editor (with John Stachniewski) of John Bunyan: Grace Abounding with Other Spiritual Autobiographies (1998).