Download e-book for iPad: Early Modern Women and the Poem by Susan Wiseman

By Susan Wiseman

Viewing the poem as a social agent and product in women's lives, the essays during this assortment learn elements influencing the relationships among writers and readers of poetry in seventeenth-century England and Scotland. The archival and theoretical study on literary authorship, textual transmission and socio-literary networks invitations a re-evaluation of the construction and reception of poetry, and alters our knowing of how poetry participated in social, literary and political life.

The quantity takes account of the growth and alterations to the canon of women's poetry and rising learn on key facets of literary creation and reception. It builds on and responds to either contemporary severe emphasis on literary shape and on archival scholarship in women's writing, realizing the 2 emphases to be collectively informative.

This publication explores the best way ladies understood the poem, examines how the poem was once shared, circulated and rewritten, and lines its course via wider social family members. it's going to entice any pupil of literature and gender operating in Renaissance and 17th century studies.

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