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Gender, Interpretation, and Political Rule in Sidney's Arcadia

Kathryn DeZur
Format
Book
Published
Newark : University of Delaware Press ; Lanham, Md. : co-published with The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc., c2013.
Language
English
ISBN
9781611494181 (hbk. : alk. paper), 1611494184 (hbk. : alk. paper), 9781611494198 (ebk.), 1611494192 (ebk.)
Summary
Describes the literary reaction of three women to Sidney's Arcadia; Lady Mary Sidney Herbert (Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia), Lady Mary Sidney Wroth (Urania), and Anna Weamys (Continuation of Sir Philip Syndey's Arcadia) wrote responses to Arcadia that engage with the same issues of the power of rhetoric and rule by women that Sidney tackles in Arcadia.
Contents
  • Queens and wives
  • Wives and regents as readers
  • Defending the castle in Sidney's Old Arcadia
  • Counting the countess
  • Lady Mary Wroth's reading of romance
  • Sewing accord with A Continuation of Sir Philip Sidney's Arcadia.
Description
xxxvii, 153 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 135-144) and index.
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