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Early women writers : 1600-1720 / edited an introduced by Anita Pacheco.

Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextSeries: Longman critical readersPublication details: New York : Longman, 1998.ISBN:
  • 0582304636
  • 0582304628
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 820.99287 21
LOC classification:
  • PR113
Contents:
Early women's writing: Anglo-American v French feminism -- Early women's writing: materialist feminism and the new literary history -- Self-representations -- Proto-feminism and the female subject -- Gender/genre/representation -- Gender and race -- Mary Wroth. 1. 'Shall I turne blabb?': Circulation, Gender, and Subjectivity in Mary Wroth's Sonnets / Jeff Masten. 2. 'Yet Tell Me Some Such Fiction': Lady Mary Wroth's Urania and the 'Femininity' of Romance / Helen Hackett -- Katherine Philips. 3. Orinda and Female Intimacy / Elaine Hobby. 4. Excusing the Breach of Nature's Laws: The Discourse of Denial and Disguise in Katherine Philips Friendship Poetry / Celia A. Easton -- Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle. 5. 'The Ragged Rout of Self': Margaret Cavendish's True Relation and the Heroics of Self-Disclosure / Sidonie Smith. 6. Embracing the Absolute: Margaret Cavendish and the Politics of the Female Subject in Seventeenth-Century England / Catherine Gallagher -- Aphra Behn. 7. 'Once a Whore and Ever'? Whore and Virgin in The Rover and Its Antecedents / Nancy Copeland. 8. Gestus and Signature in Aphra Behn's The Rover / Elin Diamond. 9. Aphra Behn's Oroonoko and Women's Literary Authority / Jane Spencer. 10. The Romance of Empire: Oroonoko and the Trade in Slaves / Laura Brown -- Anne Finch, Countess of Winchilsea. 11. Anne Finch, Countess of Winchilsea: An Augustan Woman Poet / Katharine Rogers. 12. Anne Finch Placed and Displaced / Ruth Salvaggio.
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Includes bibliographical references (p.) and index.

Early women's writing: Anglo-American v French feminism -- Early women's writing: materialist feminism and the new literary history -- Self-representations -- Proto-feminism and the female subject -- Gender/genre/representation -- Gender and race -- Mary Wroth. 1. 'Shall I turne blabb?': Circulation, Gender, and Subjectivity in Mary Wroth's Sonnets / Jeff Masten. 2. 'Yet Tell Me Some Such Fiction': Lady Mary Wroth's Urania and the 'Femininity' of Romance / Helen Hackett -- Katherine Philips. 3. Orinda and Female Intimacy / Elaine Hobby. 4. Excusing the Breach of Nature's Laws: The Discourse of Denial and Disguise in Katherine Philips Friendship Poetry / Celia A. Easton -- Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle. 5. 'The Ragged Rout of Self': Margaret Cavendish's True Relation and the Heroics of Self-Disclosure / Sidonie Smith. 6. Embracing the Absolute: Margaret Cavendish and the Politics of the Female Subject in Seventeenth-Century England / Catherine Gallagher -- Aphra Behn. 7. 'Once a Whore and Ever'? Whore and Virgin in The Rover and Its Antecedents / Nancy Copeland. 8. Gestus and Signature in Aphra Behn's The Rover / Elin Diamond. 9. Aphra Behn's Oroonoko and Women's Literary Authority / Jane Spencer. 10. The Romance of Empire: Oroonoko and the Trade in Slaves / Laura Brown -- Anne Finch, Countess of Winchilsea. 11. Anne Finch, Countess of Winchilsea: An Augustan Woman Poet / Katharine Rogers. 12. Anne Finch Placed and Displaced / Ruth Salvaggio.

Maunder, Andrew