Women's Writing in English

Women's Writing in English

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This wide-ranging examination of the genres of early modern women's writing embraces translation in the fields of theological discourse, romance and classical tragedy, original meditations and prayers, letters and diaries, poetry, closet drama, advice manuals, and prophecies and polemics.The only idiosyncratic traits of these formulaic utterances are the prose acrostic to her daughter, Mary Fane, and the verse ... as signalled by the frame design of the frontispiece; the tetragrammaton in the top centre and a skeleton or mementoanbsp;...

Title:Women's Writing in English
Author:Patricia Demers
Publisher:University of Toronto Press - 2005


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