Sonnets and the English Woman Writer, 1560-1621: The Politics of Absence (Early Modern Literature in History Series)

Sonnets and the English Woman Writer, 1560-1621: The Politics of Absence (Early Modern Literature in History Series)

by Rosalind Smith
     
 

This study explores why women in the English Renaissance wrote so few sonnet sequences in comparison with Continental women writers and English male authors. Rosalind Smith examines the relationship between gender and genre in the early modern period, and the critical assumptions currently underpinning questions of feminine agency within genre.See more details below

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This study explores why women in the English Renaissance wrote so few sonnet sequences in comparison with Continental women writers and English male authors. Rosalind Smith examines the relationship between gender and genre in the early modern period, and the critical assumptions currently underpinning questions of feminine agency within genre.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403991225
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
11/29/2005
Series:
Early Modern Literature in History Series
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.43(d)

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