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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism,
  • Women and literature -- England -- History -- 16th century,
  • Women and literature -- England -- History -- 17th century,
  • English language -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- Rhetoric,
  • Women -- England -- History -- Renaissance, 1450-1600,
  • Women -- England -- History -- 17th century,
  • Rhetoric -- Political aspects,
  • Literature and society -- England -- History -- 16th century,
  • Literature and society -- England -- History -- 17th century,
  • Women in literature

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [223]-243) and index.

Statementedited by Jennifer Richards and Alison Thorne.
ContributionsRichards, Jennifer., Thorne, Alison, 1959-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR428.W63 R48 2007, PR428.W63 R48 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 254 p. ;
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18279245M
ISBN 100415385261, 041538527X
ISBN 109780415385268, 9780415385275
LC Control Number2006022253

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