The Polemics and Poems of Rachel Speght.
By: Speght, Rachel.
Contributor(s): Lewalski, Barbara Kiefer.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1996Description: 1 online resource (144 p.).ISBN: 9781601299543.Subject(s): Feminism | History | Women | Women - PoetryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Polemics and Poems of Rachel SpeghtDDC classification: 821.3 LOC classification: PR2349.S74A6 1996Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Textual Introduction; Selected Bibliography; A Mouzell for Melastomus; Certaine Quaeres to the Bayter of Women; Mortalities Memorandum, with a Dreame Prefixed; Appendix: A Contemporary Response to Speght''s Mouzell: Marginalia in the Yale Copy
Rachel Speght (1597-?) was the first Englishwoman to identify herself as a polemicist and critic of contemporary gender ideology. This study discusses both her tract, "A Mouzell for Melastomus" (1617) and her volume of poetry, "Mortalities Memorandum, with a Dreame Prefixed" (1612).
Description based upon print version of record.