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The Resource Early modern women's writing : an anthology, 1560-1700, edited with an introduction and notes by Paul Salzman

Early modern women's writing : an anthology, 1560-1700, edited with an introduction and notes by Paul Salzman

Label
Early modern women's writing : an anthology, 1560-1700
Title
Early modern women's writing
Title remainder
an anthology, 1560-1700
Statement of responsibility
edited with an introduction and notes by Paul Salzman
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In a famous passage in A Room of One's Own, Virginia Woolf asked 'why women did not write poetry in the Elizabethan age'. She went on to speculate about an imaginary Judith Shakespeare who might have been destined for a career as illustrious as that of her brother William, except that she had none of his chances. The truth is that many women wrote during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries and this collection will serve to introduce modern readers to the full variety of women's writing in this period - from poems, prose and fiction to prophecies, letters, tracts and philosophy. Here are
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
820.8/09287/09031
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PR1110.W6
LC item number
E49 2000eb
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
PR1110.W6
NAL item number
E49 2000eb
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Salzman, Paul
Series statement
Oxford world's classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English literature
  • English literature
  • Women
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • English literature
  • English literature
  • Women
Label
Early modern women's writing : an anthology, 1560-1700, edited with an introduction and notes by Paul Salzman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages xxxiii-xxxviii)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Isabella Whitney (fl. 1567-1578). I.W. to her unconstant lover ; The admonition ; Will and testament -- Aemilia Lanyer (1569-1645). From Salve deus rex judaeorum ; The description of Cookham -- Anne Clifford (1590-1676). From her Diary (Jan. 1616-Jan. 1617) -- Mary Wroth (c.1587-c.1653). Love's victory ; From "Pamphilia to Amphilanthus" : Sonnet 22, Sonnet 23, Sonnet 34, Sonnet 35, Sonnet 48 ; "Song" from Urania -- Eleanor Davies (1590-1652). The benediction ; Revelations : the everlasting gospel -- Priscilla Cotton and Mary Cole (fl. 1650s/1660s). To the priests and the people of England -- Hester Biddle (c.1629-1696). The trumpet of the Lord sounded forth -- Margaret Cavendish (1623-1673). A world made by atoms ; Of the ant ; The hunting of the hare ; Bell in campo ; Preface to Observations upon experimental philosophy ; The matrimonial agreement ; Of a civil war -- Dorothy Osborne (1627-1695). Letters (a selection) -- Katherine Phillips (1632-1664). Epitaph : on Hector Philips ; On the death of my first and dearest child ; To Mrs Mary Awbrey at parting ; A retired friendship : to Ardelia ; To my excellent Lucasia on our friendship ; Friendship's mysteries : to my dearest Lucasia ; Content : to my dearest Lucasia ; Orinda to Lucasia, Parting, October 1661, at London ; Orinda to Lucasia -- Aphra Behn (c.1640-1689). The city-heiress : or, Sir Timothy Treat-all ; Song : love armed ; The disappointment ; On desire ; To Alexis in answer to his poem against fruition ; To the fair Clarinda, who made love to me, imagined more than woman ; To Alexis, on his saying I loved a man that talked much ; To Lysander on some verses he writ ; The wandering beauty, a novel
Control code
48140024
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xl, 442 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191563669
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)48140024
Label
Early modern women's writing : an anthology, 1560-1700, edited with an introduction and notes by Paul Salzman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages xxxiii-xxxviii)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Isabella Whitney (fl. 1567-1578). I.W. to her unconstant lover ; The admonition ; Will and testament -- Aemilia Lanyer (1569-1645). From Salve deus rex judaeorum ; The description of Cookham -- Anne Clifford (1590-1676). From her Diary (Jan. 1616-Jan. 1617) -- Mary Wroth (c.1587-c.1653). Love's victory ; From "Pamphilia to Amphilanthus" : Sonnet 22, Sonnet 23, Sonnet 34, Sonnet 35, Sonnet 48 ; "Song" from Urania -- Eleanor Davies (1590-1652). The benediction ; Revelations : the everlasting gospel -- Priscilla Cotton and Mary Cole (fl. 1650s/1660s). To the priests and the people of England -- Hester Biddle (c.1629-1696). The trumpet of the Lord sounded forth -- Margaret Cavendish (1623-1673). A world made by atoms ; Of the ant ; The hunting of the hare ; Bell in campo ; Preface to Observations upon experimental philosophy ; The matrimonial agreement ; Of a civil war -- Dorothy Osborne (1627-1695). Letters (a selection) -- Katherine Phillips (1632-1664). Epitaph : on Hector Philips ; On the death of my first and dearest child ; To Mrs Mary Awbrey at parting ; A retired friendship : to Ardelia ; To my excellent Lucasia on our friendship ; Friendship's mysteries : to my dearest Lucasia ; Content : to my dearest Lucasia ; Orinda to Lucasia, Parting, October 1661, at London ; Orinda to Lucasia -- Aphra Behn (c.1640-1689). The city-heiress : or, Sir Timothy Treat-all ; Song : love armed ; The disappointment ; On desire ; To Alexis in answer to his poem against fruition ; To the fair Clarinda, who made love to me, imagined more than woman ; To Alexis, on his saying I loved a man that talked much ; To Lysander on some verses he writ ; The wandering beauty, a novel
Control code
48140024
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xl, 442 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191563669
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)48140024

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