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Ashgate Critical Essays on Women Writers in England, 1550-1700: Volume 1 / Edition 1

Ashgate Critical Essays on Women Writers in England, 1550-1700: Volume 1 / Edition 1

by Elaine V. Beilin
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ISBN-13: 9780754661658
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/05/2009
Series: Ashgate Critical Essays on Women Writers in England, 1550-1700 Series
Edition description: 1
Pages: 510
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

Elaine V. Beilin, Professor of English, Framingham State College, USA

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction; Bibliography; Part I Margaret More Roper: Margaret Roper's English version of Erasmus' Precatio Dominica and the apprenticeship behind early Tudor translation, John Archer Gee; Margaret More Roper's translation of Erasmus' Precatio Dominica, Elizabeth McCutcheon; The name and the signature of the author of Margaret Roper's letter to Alice Alington, Nancy E. Wright; Margaret Roper, the Humanist political project, and the problem of agency, Mary Ellen Lamb. Part II Katherine Parr: A Tudor queen finds voice: Katherine Parr's Lamentation of a Sinner, Janel Mueller; Devotion as difference: intertextuality in Queen Katherine Parr's Prayers or Meditations (1545), Janel Mueller; Complications of intertextuality: John Fisher, Katherine Parr, and The Book of the Crucifix, Janel Mueller; Queen Kateryn Parr's Lamentacion of a Synner and the formularies, Frank Howson; 'A supernal lively faith': Katherine Parr and the authoring of devotion, Andrew Hiscock; Katherine Parr, Princess Elizabeth, and the Crucified Christ, Jonathan Gibson. Part III Anne Askew: Anne Askew's dialogue with authority, Elaine V. Beilin; 'Except that they had offended the lawe': gender and jurisprudence in The Examinations of Anne Askew, Paula McQuade; Anne Askewe, John Bale, and Protestant history, Thomas Betteridge; Translating (Anne) Askew: the textual remains of a 16th-century heretic and saint, Theresa D. Kemp; The plural voices of Anne Askew, Joan Pong Linton; The inheritance of Anne Askew, English Protestant martyr, Susannah Brietz Monta; Stepping into the pulpit? Women's preaching in The Book of Margery Kempe and The Examinations of Anne Askew, Genelle Gertz-Robinson; Response to Genelle Gertz-Robinson: Stepping into the pulpit?, David Wallace. Part IV The Cooke Sisters: Anne Cooke Bacon, Mildred Cooke Cecil: The Cooke sisters: attitudes toward learned women in the Renaissance, Mary Ellen Lamb; The library of Mildred Cooke Cecil, Lady Burghley, Caroline Bowden; Mildred Cecil, Lady Burleigh: poetry, politics and Protestantism, Jane Stevenson; Index.

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