Lanyer: A Renaissance Woman Poet

Lanyer: A Renaissance Woman Poet

by Susanne Woods
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195124847

ISBN-13: 9780195124842

Pub. Date: 08/28/1999

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Aemilia Bassano Lanyer published poetry to and for women in 1611, at the height of the largely misogynistic reign of James I. Her verse complements and extends our view of her contemporaries, such as Spenser, Shakespeare, Jonson, and Donne, whose work in turn provides a context for her unique and engaging voice. This book situates Lanyer within the rich tradition

Overview

Aemilia Bassano Lanyer published poetry to and for women in 1611, at the height of the largely misogynistic reign of James I. Her verse complements and extends our view of her contemporaries, such as Spenser, Shakespeare, Jonson, and Donne, whose work in turn provides a context for her unique and engaging voice. This book situates Lanyer within the rich tradition of Jacobean poetry.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195124842
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
08/28/1999
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Lanyer in Her World
3(39)
Lanyer and Spenser
42(30)
Lanyer and Shakespeare
72(27)
Lanyer and Jonson
99(27)
Lanyer and English Religious Verse
126(37)
Notes 163(28)
Index 191

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