Ashgate Critical Essays on Women Writers in England, by Karen Raber

By Karen Raber

Elizabeth Cary's Tragedy of Mariam, the 1st unique drama written in English by way of a girl, has been a touchstone for feminist scholarship within the interval for a number of a long time and is now some of the most anthologized works by means of a Renaissance girl author. Her background of ... Edward II has supplied fertile flooring for questions about authorship and historic shape. The essays incorporated during this quantity spotlight the numerous evolving debates approximately Cary's works, from their advanced widely used features, to the social and political contexts they mirror, to the ways that Cary's writing enters into discussion with texts by means of male writers of her time. In its serious creation, the amount bargains an intensive research of the place Cary feedback has been and the place it could enterprise within the future.

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