Renaissance Women: The Plays for Elizabeth Carry and the Poems of Aemilia Lanyerby Elizabeth Viscountess Falkland Cary, Aemilia Lanyer, Diane Purkiss (Editor)
This volume brings together two of the earliest women writers. Elizabeth Cary's (1585-1639) "The Tragedie of Mariam" is one of the first in English known to be the work of a woman writer. Aemilia Lanyer (1569-1645) wrote the strongly feminist "Salve Deus Rex Judaorum" which was published in 1611.
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