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Women's works Volume 4: 1625-1650 / edited by Donald W. Foster with Tobian Banton
First edition
Production, publication, distribution, manufacture, copyright New York : Wicked Good Books, c2013
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  PR113 .W69 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) English literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism
English literature -- 17th century -- History and criticism
Literature, Medieval -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism
Physical Description xxiv, 408 pages : illustrations, 26 cm
Partial Contents The Caroline Period -- Anna (Norman) Ley (c.1599-1641) -- Anne (Harris) Southwell (1573-1636) -- Mabel Swinnerton (fl.1623) -- The Tuchet Women -- Martha (Dorset) Moulsworth (1577-1646) -- Diana Primrose -- Sibilla (Cole) Dover (c.1580-1653) -- Lucy (Percy) Hay (1599-1660) -- Henriette Marie (1609-1669) -- The Women's Peace March (8-9 August 1643) -- Grace (Brown) Cary (c. 1595-1668) -- Hester (Ley) Pulter (1605-1678) -- Anne (Dudley) Bradstreet (c.1612-1672) -- The Cary Sisters -- Jane Cavendish (Cheyne) (1623-1669) -- Elizabeth (Cavendish) Egerton (1627-1663) -- Mary (Swinhoe) Moore (c.1618-1679) -- Mary (Tickell) Overton (1615-after 1655) -- Marie (Jackson Payler), Dame Carey (c.1609-c.1681) -- Eliza (fl. 1644-1652) -- Anne Green (1628-1650 and 1650-1659)
Summary "Women's Works, vol. 4 (1625-1650) opens with the verse of Anna Ley and Anne Southwell; turns to the deposition of Mabel Swinnerton (in a child molestation complaint against Dr. John Lamb), and the testimony of the Tuchet women (against the earl of Castlehaven). These are followed by the poetry of Martha Moulsworth, "Diana" Primrose, and Sibilla Dover; the cultural discourse of Lucy Hay (both political and erotic); the Civil War letters of Henriette Marie; the Women's Peace March of August 1643; and much more. Volume 4 closes with the December 1650 hanging of Anne Green for the crime of having had a miscarriage - and her real-life resurrection moments before her body was to be dissected in an anatomy theater at Oxford University." -- Publisher's description
Note Includes bibliographical references (393-396) and indexes
Alternate Author Foster, Donald W., 1950-
Banton, Tobian, 1985-
O'Connell, Michael, 1943-
Reno, Christine McArdle, 1944-
Spiegel, Harriet, 1949-

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