Ashgate Critical Essays on Women Writers in England, by Margaret P. Hannay

By Margaret P. Hannay

Mary Sidney Herbert, Countess of Pembroke, used to be well known in her personal time for her metrical translation of biblical Psalms, numerous unique poems, translations from French and Italian, and her literary patronage. William Shakespeare used her Antonius as a resource, Edmund Spenser celebrated her unique poems, John Donne praised her Psalmes, and girl Mary Wroth and Aemilia Lanyer depicted her as an exemplary poet. Arguably the 1st Englishwoman to be celebrated as a literary determine, she has additionally attracted huge smooth cognizance, together with greater than 200 severe reviews. This quantity bargains a short creation to her lifestyles and an in depth evaluation of the severe reception of her works, reprints one of the most crucial and least obtainable essays approximately her lifestyles and writings, and features a complete bibliography.

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