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Reading Early Modern Women

Helen Ostovich

Reading Early Modern Women

An Anthology of Texts in Manuscript and Print, 1550-1700

by Helen Ostovich

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages400
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Open LibraryOL7497844M
ISBN 100415966450
ISBN 109780415966450

Women in 16th- and 17th-century Britain read, annotated, circulated, inventoried, cherished, criticized, prescribed, and proscribed books in various historically distinctive ways. Yet, unlike that of their male counterparts, the study of women’s reading practices and book ownership has been an elusive and largely overlooked field. "A study of the representation of reading in early modern Englishwomen's writing, this book exists at the intersection of textual criticism and cultural history. It looks at depictions of reading in women's printed devotional works, maternal advice books, poetry, and fiction, as well as manuscripts, for evidence of ways in which women conceived.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. DOI link for Women, Reading, and the Cultural Politics of Early Modern England. Women, Reading, and the Cultural Politics of Early Modern England book. By Edith Snook. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 5 July Pub. location London. Imprint Routledge.

Books shelved as modern-women-writers: Beloved by Toni Morrison, Orlando by Virginia Woolf, A Room of One's Own by Virginia Woolf, Fun Home: A Family Tra. The Women and Gender in the Early Modern World book series by multiple authors includes books Childbirth And The Display Of Authority In Early Modern France, Marie-Madeleine Jodin Actress, Philosophe, and Feminist, Caterina Sforza And The Art Of Appearances: Gender, Art And Culture In Early Modern Italy, and several more.


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"Reading Early Modern Women is an essential resource for teaching and research, providing as it does a wide array of texts not easily accessed, from medical books, through prophecies and letters, to poetry and music. Contextualized both critically and historically, this book allows contemporary readers to benefit from the dazzling array of early modern women's writing.".

Paul Salzman is a Reader in English Literature at La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia. He has published widely in the areas of early modern prose fiction, early modern cultural history, and early modern women's writing.

His last book was a literary/cultural history of a single year, iLiterary Culture in Jacobean England: Reading / by: A study of the representation of reading in early modern Englishwomen's writing, this book exists at the intersection of textual criticism and cultural history.

It looks at depictions of reading in. Patricia Phillippy, Early Modern Women: An Interdisciplinary Journal 'This important volume will be essential reading for scholars and students interested in editing and gender, in the early modern period and beyond.' Gillian Wright, Renaissance QuarterlyFormat: Hardcover.

Reading Early Modern Women book READING EARLY MODERN WOMEN An ANTHOLOGY of TEXTS in MANUSCRIPT and PRINT, Edited by HELEN OSTOVICH Consistory Court Deposition Book (—92) LENA COWEN ORLIN 20 Elizabeth I, "Her Majesties most Princelie answere" () debate about women, copied into the Devonshire Manuscript (c.

) ELIZABETH HEALE Jane. Early Modern English Marginalia 1st Edition. Katherine Acheson Decem Marginalia in early modern and medieval texts – printed, handwrit- ten, drawn, scratched, colored, and pasted in – offer a glimpse of how people, as individuals and in groups, interacted with books and manu- scripts over often lengthy periods of time.

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Volume 4 also includes a forum on early modern women and material culture, bibliographies of recent Italian publications in early modern women studies, an art exhibition review on Renaissance art and objects depicting marriage and love, and book reviews. View the Contents for Volume 4 () Volume 3 (Out of print) Volume 3 includes essays by.

This book contains the first comprehensive account of writing by women from the mid sixteenth century through to At the same time, it traces the way a representative sample of that writing was published, circulated in manuscript, read, anthologized, reprinted, and discussed from the time it was produced through to the present day.

Women may not yet run the world but we do make for some of the most intriguing are some of the most compelling all-time heroines—real-life or fictional—ever to captivate our readerly imaginations?O’s Books Editor Leigh Haber, and Assistant Editor Michelle Hart offer their take on some of the best books every woman should read, a mix of classic and.

This anthology is a unique collection of rare women's writing written during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.

This collection introduces modern readers to the various examples of the work of women writers from these centuries and includes poems, prose and fiction, drama, letters, prophecies, tracts and s: 5.

The problem is, this means that the reader has to supply a lot of the context and background knowledge. As such, I would strongly recommend this book for anyone currently reading the classic big books of the early modern period; but probably not to anyone else.

Read at least Descartes, Locke and Hume s: Reading Women brings into conversation the latest scholarship by early modernists and early Americanists on the role of gender in the production and consumption of texts during this expansion of female readership. Drawing together historians and literary scholars, the essays share a concern with local specificity and material culture.

This book contains an account of writing by women from the mid 16th century through to It also traces the way a representative sample of that writing was published, circulated in manuscript, read, anthologised, reprinted, and discussed from the time it was produced through to the present day.

A History of Early Modern Women's Writing is essential reading for students and scholars working in the field of early modern British literature and history.

This collaborative book of twenty-two chapters offers an expansive, multifaceted narrative of British women's literary and textual production in the period stretching from the English. A study of the representation of reading in early modern Englishwomen's writing, this book exists at the intersection of textual criticism and cultural history.

It looks at depictions of reading in women's printed devotional works, maternal advice books, poetry, and fiction, as well as manuscripts, for evidence of ways in which women conceived of reading in sixteenth- and early seventeenth-century Author: Edith Snook.

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The intersections of race, gender, body politics, and much more collide in a. The Politics of Early Modern Women's Writing book. The Politics of Early Modern Women's Writing.

As a result, romance reading and writing by women in the Jacobean and Caroline periods manages to be seen simultaneously as dangerously immoral, and as politically significant. The earliest condemnations of romance came from the pens of.Get this from a library!

Reading early modern women's writing. [Paul Salzman] -- Most people, even within the area of English literature, are unaware of how much writing women produced in the 16th and 17th centuries. This book offers an outline of that writing, and also looks at."Reading Early Modern Women is an essential resource for teaching and research, providing as it does a wide array of texts not easily accessed, from medical books, through prophecies and letters, to Contextualized both critically and historically, this book allows contemporary readers to benefit from the dazzling array of early modern women's.