Recusant Translators: Elizabeth Cary and Alexia Grey: Printed Writings 1500-1640 Part 2

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At a time when England was an officially Protestant country to translate Catholic works, thereby helping to propagate the faith, was a brave act and to actually identify oneself in print, as did Cary, as 'a Catholique, and a woman' was a risky assertion of political opposition. One of Cary's daughters asserts that Cary's translation of Cardinal Du Perron's Reply was largely motivated by a desire to convert scholars at Oxford and Cambridge. With her translation in 1630 she sought to reactivate a polemical war which had ...

Recusant Translators: Elizabeth Cary and Alexia Grey: Printed Writings 1500-1640 Part 2 2000, Ashgate Publishing Limited

ISBN-13: 9781840142266

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