Women, Poetry, and Politics in Seventeenth-Century Britain

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Women, Poetry, and Politics in Seventeenth-Century Britain offers a new account of women's engagement in the poetic and political cultures of seventeenth-century England and Scotland, based on poetry that was produced and circulated in manuscript. Katherine Philips is often regarded as the first in a cluster of women writers, including Margaret Cavendish and Aphra Behn, who were political, secular, literary, print-published, and renowned. Sarah C. E. Ross explores a new corpus of political poetry by women, offering detailed ...

Women, Poetry, and Politics in Seventeenth-Century Britain 2015, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780198724209

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