An introduction to women writers of the English Renaissance which takes up 44 works, many as thumbnail sketches; shows how women's writing was hampered by the assumption that poets were male, by restriction to pious subject matter, by the doctrine that only silent women are virtuous, by criticism that praised women as patrons or muses and ignored their writing, and above all by crippling educational theories. Originally published in 1987. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.See loan Kelly, aEarly Feminist Theory and the Querelle des Femmesa (1982), rpt. in Women, History, and Theory The Essays ofjoan Kelly (Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1984), pp. 65a109, for an analysis of Christinea#39;s work as aanbsp;...
|Author||:||Elaine V. Beilin|
|Publisher||:||Princeton University Press - 2014-07-14|