Ashgate Critical Essays on Women Writers in England, by Elaine V. Beilin

By Elaine V. Beilin

This quantity contains major scholarship on 5 writers energetic within the first half the 16th century: Margaret extra Roper, Katherine Parr, Anne Askew, Mildred Cooke Cecil and Anne Cooke Bacon. The essays characterize quite a number theoretical ways and supply beneficial insights into the non secular, social, fiscal and political contexts crucial for realizing those writers' texts. students learn the importance of Margaret extra Roper's translations and letters within the contexts of humanism, family members relationships and altering cultural forces; the contributions of Katherine Parr and Anne Askew to Reformation discourses and debates; and the fabric presence of Mildred Cooke Cecil and Anne Cooke Bacon within the highbrow, spiritual and political lifetime of their time. The creation surveys the improvement of the sphere as an interdisciplinary venture regarding literature, heritage, classics, faith and cultural studies.

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