Lost Property: The Woman Writer and English Literary History, 1380-1589

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The English literary canon is haunted by the figure of the lost woman writer. In our own age, she has been a powerful stimulus for the rediscovery of works written by women. But as Jennifer Summit argues, "the lost woman writer" also served as an evocative symbol during the very formation of an English literary tradition from the fourteenth through the sixteenth centuries. "Lost Property" traces the representation of women writers from Margery Kempe and Christine de Pizan to Elizabeth I and Mary Queen of Scots, exploring ...

Lost Property: The Woman Writer and English Literary History, 1380-1589 2000, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226780122

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Lost Property: The Woman Writer and English Literary History, 1380-1589 2000, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226780139

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