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Title Genre and women's life writing in early modern England / edited by Michelle M. Dowd and Julie A. Eckerle
Published London : Routledge, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 212 pages)
Series Women and gender in the early modern world
Women and gender in the early modern world.
Contents 1. Introduction / Michelle M. Dowd and Julie A. Eckerle -- 2. "Free and easy as ones discourse"? : genre and self-expression in the poems and letters of early modern Englishwomen / Helen Wilcox -- 3. Domestic papers : manuscript culture and early modern women's life writing / Margaret J.M. Ezell -- 4. "Many hands hands" : writing the self in early modern women's recipe books / Catherine Field -- 5. Serial identity : history, gender, and form in the diary writing of Lady Anne Clifford / Megan Matchinske -- 6. Merging the secular and the spiritual in Lady Anne Halkett's memoirs / Mary Ellen Lamb -- 7. Prefacing texts, authorizing authors, and constructing selves : the preface as autobiographical space / Julie A. Eckerle -- 8. Structures of piety in Elizabeth Richardson's Legacie / Michelle M. Dowd -- 9. Intersubjectivity, intertextuality, and form in the self-writings of Margaret Cavendish / Elspeth Graham -- 10. Margaret Cavendish's domestic experiment / Lara Dodds -- 11. "That All the World May Know " : women's "defense-narratives" and the early novel / Josephine Donovan
Notes Originally published 2007 by Ashgate Publishing
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-203) and index
Subject English prose literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
English prose literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.
Literary form -- History
Women and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 16th century.
Women and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 17th century.
Women and literature -- Great Britain
English prose literature -- Early modern.
English prose literature -- Women authors.
Literary form.
Women and literature.
Great Britain.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Dowd, Michelle M.,
Eckerle, Julie A.,
ISBN 1315584328