Early Modern Women's Writing : Domesticity, Privacy, and the Public Sphere in England and the Dutch Republic.

By: van Elk, MartineMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandEarly Modern Literature in History Ser: Publisher: Cham : Palgrave Macmillan US, 2017Copyright date: ©2017Description: 1 online resource (308 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783319332222Subject(s): Europe-History-1492-Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Early Modern Women's Writing : Domesticity, Privacy, and the Public Sphere in England and the Dutch RepublicDDC classification: 820.9928709032 LOC classification: PN1-PN6790Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- A Note on the Text -- List of Figures -- Chapter 1: Introduction -- Publicity, Privacy, and Domesticity -- Domesticity and Women in England and the Low Countries -- The Education and Social Status of Women Writers -- Publicity and Privacy in the Writings of Early Modern Women -- Notes -- Chapter 2: Women, Literacy, and Domesticity in the Public Imagination -- Humanists and the Household -- Reformed Thinkers and the Household -- Dutch Marriage Theory -- Female Writing and Reading in Dutch Visual Culture -- English Portraiture -- Notes -- Chapter 3: Muses and Patrons: Mary Sidney Herbert and Anna Roemers Visscher -- The Function of Praise and the Rhetoric of Exceptionality -- Poems as Letters and Gifts -- "Seemly Pleasure": Female Courtliness in Pembroke's Psalmes -- "Adorned with Rhymes": Visscher's Emblem Book -- Female Publicity in Performance and Print -- Notes -- Chapter 4: Friends, Lovers, and Rivals: Katharina Lescailje, Cornelia van der Veer, and Katherine Philips -- Friendship and Rivalry: Questiers and Van der Veer -- Companions in Art: Lescailje and Van der Veer -- Temples and Cabinets: The Poetry of Katherine Philips -- Notes -- Chapter 5: Education and Reputation: Anna Maria van Schurman and Margaret Cavendish -- Reputations: Wise Virgin and Eccentric Aristocrat -- Female Learning and Domestic Pastime: The Dissertatio Logica -- Institutionalized Female Learning: The Female Academy -- Singularity: Withdrawal and Display -- Notes -- Chapter 6: Staging Female Virtue: Elizabeth Cary and Katharina Lescailje -- Public and Private Virtue in Elizabeth Cary's The Tragedy of Mariam -- Privacy in Samuel Pordage's Herod and Mariamne -- The Flawed Ruler in Daniel Mostart's Mariamne -- Domestic Troubles and Politics in Lescailje's Herodes and Mariamne -- Notes -- Chapter 7: Afterword -- Notes.
Erratum to: Early Modern Women's Writing -- Bibliography -- Abbreviations Used in References -- Primary Sources -- Secondary Sources -- Index.
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Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- A Note on the Text -- List of Figures -- Chapter 1: Introduction -- Publicity, Privacy, and Domesticity -- Domesticity and Women in England and the Low Countries -- The Education and Social Status of Women Writers -- Publicity and Privacy in the Writings of Early Modern Women -- Notes -- Chapter 2: Women, Literacy, and Domesticity in the Public Imagination -- Humanists and the Household -- Reformed Thinkers and the Household -- Dutch Marriage Theory -- Female Writing and Reading in Dutch Visual Culture -- English Portraiture -- Notes -- Chapter 3: Muses and Patrons: Mary Sidney Herbert and Anna Roemers Visscher -- The Function of Praise and the Rhetoric of Exceptionality -- Poems as Letters and Gifts -- "Seemly Pleasure": Female Courtliness in Pembroke's Psalmes -- "Adorned with Rhymes": Visscher's Emblem Book -- Female Publicity in Performance and Print -- Notes -- Chapter 4: Friends, Lovers, and Rivals: Katharina Lescailje, Cornelia van der Veer, and Katherine Philips -- Friendship and Rivalry: Questiers and Van der Veer -- Companions in Art: Lescailje and Van der Veer -- Temples and Cabinets: The Poetry of Katherine Philips -- Notes -- Chapter 5: Education and Reputation: Anna Maria van Schurman and Margaret Cavendish -- Reputations: Wise Virgin and Eccentric Aristocrat -- Female Learning and Domestic Pastime: The Dissertatio Logica -- Institutionalized Female Learning: The Female Academy -- Singularity: Withdrawal and Display -- Notes -- Chapter 6: Staging Female Virtue: Elizabeth Cary and Katharina Lescailje -- Public and Private Virtue in Elizabeth Cary's The Tragedy of Mariam -- Privacy in Samuel Pordage's Herod and Mariamne -- The Flawed Ruler in Daniel Mostart's Mariamne -- Domestic Troubles and Politics in Lescailje's Herodes and Mariamne -- Notes -- Chapter 7: Afterword -- Notes.

Erratum to: Early Modern Women's Writing -- Bibliography -- Abbreviations Used in References -- Primary Sources -- Secondary Sources -- Index.

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Martine van Elk is Professor of English at California State University, Long Beach, USA. She has published extensively on Shakespeare, early modern vagrants, and early modern English and Dutch women writers.

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