Female and Male Voices in Early Modern England: An Anthology of Renaissance Writing (Paperback)
  • Female and Male Voices in Early Modern England: An Anthology of Renaissance Writing (Paperback)
zoom

Female and Male Voices in Early Modern England: An Anthology of Renaissance Writing (Paperback)

(editor), (editor)
£27.00
Paperback 432 Pages / Published: 24/11/2000
  • Not available

This product is currently unavailable.

  • This item has been added to your basket
Most anthologies of Renaissance writing include only (or predominantly) male writers, whereas those that focus on women include women exclusively. This book is the first to survey both in an integrated fashion. Its texts comprise a wide range of canonical and non-canonical writing-including some new and important discoveries. The texts are arranged so that writing by women and men is presented together, not in a "point-counterpoint" system that would "square off" female and male writers against one another, but rather in pairs, sometimes clusters, of texts in which women's writing is foregrounded even as it appears with writing by men. The anthology arranges recently recovered texts into intriguing patterns, juxtaposing, for example, Aemelia Lanyer's country house poem with an expression of a different type of nostalgia by Surrey. It includes unconventional voices, as in the homoerotic poems by Richard Barnfield or the possibly lesbian poems by Katherine Philips. It makes newly available the voices of English Marrano women (secret Jews) and the Miltonic poetry of Jean Lead.

Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 9780231100410
Number of pages: 432
Weight: 459 g
Dimensions: 225 x 153 x 29 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

"Travitsky (archivist, Staten Island College, CUNY) and Prescott (literature, Barnard College) have put together a fascinating anthology....[T]he volume gives an excellent if nontraditional view of the early modern period and will be valuable in any academic library." -- "Choice"

You may also be interested in...

The Cost of Living
Added to basket
£12.99
Hardback
Me Talk Pretty One Day
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
Why I Write
Added to basket
£4.99
Paperback
England Your England
Added to basket
Calm the F**k Down
Added to basket
£14.99
Hardback
The Road to Wigan Pier
Added to basket
£9.99   £7.99
Paperback
The Doors of Perception
Added to basket
Create Dangerously
Added to basket
£1.00
Paperback
Down and Out in Paris and London
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
Landmarks
Added to basket
£9.99   £7.99
Paperback
Call Them by Their True Names
Added to basket
We Should All Be Feminists
Added to basket
Dark Days
Added to basket
£1.00
Paperback
Fame
Added to basket
£1.00
Paperback
The Good Immigrant
Added to basket
The Rub of Time
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.