Women and Romance Fiction in the English Renaissance

Women and Romance Fiction in the English Renaissance

by Helen Hackett

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ISBN-13: 9780521031547
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 09/28/2006
Pages: 244
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations and a note on the text; Introduction; 1. The readership of Renaissance romance; 2. Renaissance romance and modern romance; 3. Novellas of the 1560s and 1570s; 4. Spanish and Portuguese romances; 5. Fictions addressed to women by Lyly, Rich and Greene; 6. The Arcadia: readership and authorship; 7. The Arcadia: heroines; 8. The Faerie Queene; 9. Shakespeare's romance sources; 10. Lady Mary Wroth's Urania; Epilogue: the later seventeenth century; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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