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Women and the literature of the seventeenth century

an annotated bibliography based on Wing"s Short-title catalogue

by Hilda L. Smith

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Published by Greenwood Press in New York .
Written in English

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  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Women and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 17th century -- Bibliography.,
    • English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- Bibliography.,
    • English literature -- Women authors -- Bibliography.,
    • Women -- History -- Modern period, 1600- -- Sources -- Bibliography.,
    • Early printed books -- Great Britain -- 17th century -- Bibliography.,
    • English imprints.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementcompiled by Hilda L. Smith and Susan Cardinale.
      SeriesBibliographies and indexes in women"s studies,, no. 10
      ContributionsCardinale, Susan., Wing, Donald Goddard, 1904-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ2013.5.W6 S6 1990, PR113 S6 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 332 p. ;
      Number of Pages332
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2206527M
      ISBN 10031322059X
      LC Control Number89028652

        Major Women Writers of Seventeenth-Century England brings together in one volume a rich assortment of writing by the women Behn influenced, as well as those who preceded her. Collected are works by Aphra Behn, Elizabeth Cary, Margaret Cavendish, Anne Finch, Aemelia Lanyer, Katherine Philips, Ester Sowernam, Rachel Speght, and Mary : James Fitzmaurice.   Aemilia Lanyer is hardly the only woman in early seventeenth century England who wrote in defense of women. A pamphlet published in titled The Arraignment of Lewd, Idle, Froward, and Unconstant Women (every bit as misogynistic as the title suggests!) prompted more than one spirited response from women. The tradition of defending women.


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