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Women Latin poets : language, gender, and authority, from antiquity to the eighteenth century / Jane Stevenson.

By: Stevenson, Jane, 1959-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005Description: xiv, 659 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0198185022 (acid-free paper); 9780198185024 (acid-free paper).Subject(s): Latin poetry, Medieval and modern -- Women authors -- History and criticism | Latin poetry -- Women authors -- History and criticism | Women -- Europe -- Intellectual life | Feminism and literature -- Europe | Women and literature -- Europe | Authority in literature | Sex role in literatureDDC classification: 871.009/9287 Other classification: 18.46 | 18.47 | 18.48
Contents:
Antiquity and late antiquity -- Classical Latin women poets -- Sulpicia -- Sulpicia II and other poets of the early empire -- Epigraphy as a source for early imperial women's verse -- Women and Latin poetry in late antiquity -- Proba -- The last pagan poets -- The first nuns -- The Middle Ages -- Women Latin poets in early medieval Europe -- Dhuoda -- Anglo-Saxon England -- Hrotsvitha and the Ottonian renaissance -- Anonymous verse from the early Middle Ages -- Women and Latin verse in the High Middle Ages -- Anonymous lyrics -- Women Latinists in England and France -- Women Latinists in northern Europe -- The Renaissance -- Italy : Renaissance women scholars -- The fourteenth century : women and the universities -- The fifteenth century : women and the humanists -- Isotta Nogarola -- Women and Latin in Renaissance France -- The queens and the court -- Camille de Morel -- French women humanists -- Women Latin poets in Spain and Portugal -- Luisa Sigea -- Portugal -- Women Latinists of the Renaissance in northern and central Europe -- Germany -- The Low Countries -- Central Europe -- Poland -- Women Latinists in sixteenth-century England -- The early modern period -- Italian women poets of the sixteenth century and after -- Olimpia Morata -- Tarquinia Molza -- Philippa Lazea, Jean-Jacques Boissard, and evidence for the lives of learned women -- Learned women and the convent in post-Tridentine Italy -- Elena Lucrezia Piscopia -- Martha Marchina -- Learned women in seventeenth-century society -- French women Latinists in the 'grand sie�cle' -- Anna Maria van Schurman and other women scholars of northern and central Europe -- Germany -- The Low Countries -- Scandinavia -- Poland -- Women and Latin in early modern England -- The New World -- Colonial and revolutionary America -- Ibero-America -- Conclusion -- Appendix : Checklist of women Latin poets and their works.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [596]-616) and index.

Antiquity and late antiquity -- Classical Latin women poets -- Sulpicia -- Sulpicia II and other poets of the early empire -- Epigraphy as a source for early imperial women's verse -- Women and Latin poetry in late antiquity -- Proba -- The last pagan poets -- The first nuns -- The Middle Ages -- Women Latin poets in early medieval Europe -- Dhuoda -- Anglo-Saxon England -- Hrotsvitha and the Ottonian renaissance -- Anonymous verse from the early Middle Ages -- Women and Latin verse in the High Middle Ages -- Anonymous lyrics -- Women Latinists in England and France -- Women Latinists in northern Europe -- The Renaissance -- Italy : Renaissance women scholars -- The fourteenth century : women and the universities -- The fifteenth century : women and the humanists -- Isotta Nogarola -- Women and Latin in Renaissance France -- The queens and the court -- Camille de Morel -- French women humanists -- Women Latin poets in Spain and Portugal -- Luisa Sigea -- Portugal -- Women Latinists of the Renaissance in northern and central Europe -- Germany -- The Low Countries -- Central Europe -- Poland -- Women Latinists in sixteenth-century England -- The early modern period -- Italian women poets of the sixteenth century and after -- Olimpia Morata -- Tarquinia Molza -- Philippa Lazea, Jean-Jacques Boissard, and evidence for the lives of learned women -- Learned women and the convent in post-Tridentine Italy -- Elena Lucrezia Piscopia -- Martha Marchina -- Learned women in seventeenth-century society -- French women Latinists in the 'grand sie�cle' -- Anna Maria van Schurman and other women scholars of northern and central Europe -- Germany -- The Low Countries -- Scandinavia -- Poland -- Women and Latin in early modern England -- The New World -- Colonial and revolutionary America -- Ibero-America -- Conclusion -- Appendix : Checklist of women Latin poets and their works.

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Jane Stevenson was born in 1959 in London & brought up in London, Beijing, & Bonn. She teaches comparative literature & translation studies at the University of Warwick & lives with her husband in Warwickshire, England. Her novel, "London Bridges," will be published by Houghton Mifflin in 2001. <p> (Bowker Author Biography)

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