Ashgate Critical Essays on Women Writers in England, by Clare R. Kinney

By Clare R. Kinney

The final twenty-five years have visible intriguing new advancements in scholarly paintings on girl Mary Wroth, whose Urania and Pamphilia to Amphilanthus represent the 1st romance and the 1st sonnet series to be released via an Englishwoman. Wroth's writings input right into a suggestive and gendered discussion with the lyric and narrative works of her uncle, Sir Philip Sidney, while they carve out a spot for her personal literary experiments. This quantity gathers jointly essentially the most impressive fresh feedback addressing Wroth's oeuvre; a lot of its essays additionally speak about the highbrow and cultural contexts within which she wrote. the gathering is prefaced by way of a longer editorial review of scholarship within the field.

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