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Reading Early Modern Women's Writing

Paul Salzman


This book contains an account of writing by women from the mid 16th century through to 1700. It also traces the way a representative sample of that writing was published, circulated in manuscript, read, anthologised, reprinted, and discussed from the time it was produced through to the present day. Salzman's study covers an enormous range of women from all areas of early modern society, and it covers examples of the many and varied genres produced by these women, from plays to prophecies, diaries to poems, autobiographies to philosophy. As well as introducing the wealth of material produced by ... More

Keywords: women, sixteenth century, plays, prophecies, diaries, poems, autobiographies, philosophy, cultural history

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2006 Print ISBN-13: 9780199261048
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261048.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Paul Salzman, author
Reader in English Literature, La Trobe University, Australia
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