The Early Modern Englishwoman: Mary Sidney Herbert

The Early Modern Englishwoman: Mary Sidney Herbert

by Patrick Cullen, Gary Waller, Betty S. Travitsky
     
 

Mary Sidney (1562-1620), Countess of Pembroke, was born into one of England's most prominent literary and political families. She was fluent in at least three languages and was an accomplished translator and poet. Her two translations from the French, A Discourse of Life and Death, by Philippe de Mornay, and Antonius, a Tragædie, by Robert Garnier were

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Mary Sidney (1562-1620), Countess of Pembroke, was born into one of England's most prominent literary and political families. She was fluent in at least three languages and was an accomplished translator and poet. Her two translations from the French, A Discourse of Life and Death, by Philippe de Mornay, and Antonius, a Tragædie, by Robert Garnier were published together in 1592 by William Ponsonby. That combined volume is reprinted here.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781859280973
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
07/01/1996
Edition description:
FAC
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
7.68(w) x 9.88(h) x 0.55(d)

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