Download e-book for kindle: Ashgate Critical Essays on Women Writers in England, by Mihoko Suzuki

By Mihoko Suzuki

ISBN-10: 0754661105

ISBN-13: 9780754661108

till lately, Anne Clifford has been identified essentially for her Knole Diary, edited by way of Vita Sackville-West, which mentioned her steadfast resistance to the main authoritative figures of her tradition, together with James I, as she insisted on her correct to inherit her father's identify and lands. Lucy Hutchinson used to be identified basically because the biographer of her husband, a Puritan chief throughout the English Civil Wars. The essays gathered right here learn not just those texts yet, in Clifford's case, her architectural restorations and either the nice publication which she had compiled and the nice photo which she commissioned, to be able to discover the identification she formed for herself as a homeowner, matriarchal head of her kinfolk, customer and historian. In Hutchinson's case, contemporary students have became their cognizance to her poetry, her translation of Lucretius and her biblical epic, Order and ailment, to investigate her contributions to early smooth medical and political writing and to put her paintings on the subject of Milton's Paradise Lost.

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