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Kissing the rod : an anthology of seventeenth-century women's verse

Author: Germaine Greer; et al
Publisher: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 1989, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Germaine Greer; et al
ISBN: 0374181608 9780374181604 0374521646 9780374521646
OCLC Number: 18960036
Description: xvii, 477 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: A sonnet sent to Blackness to Mr. John Welsch, From Ane Godlie Dreame / Elizabeth Melville, Lady Culross --
Verses / Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Bohemia --
The description of Cooke-ham / Aemilia Lanyer --
From The tragedie of Mariam, To the queenes most excellent majestie / Elizabeth Cary, Viscountess Falkland --
From Pamphilia to Amphlanthus / Lady Mary Wroth --
From The dreame / Rachel Speght --
Commendatory verse to drummond of Hawthornden / Mary Oxlie of Morpeth --
The first pearle. Religion, The fourth pearle. Temperance, The sixt pearle. Justice / Diana Primrose --
From Of our loose by Adam / Alice Sutcliffe --
Acrostic, From 'The death and passion' / Elizabeth Middleton --
The triumph of death / Anna Hume --
A pastoral, An answeare to my Lady Alice Edgerton's songe, On my boy Henry, On the death of my deare sister / Lady Jane Cavendish and Lady Elizabeth Brackley --
The four ages of man, The foure monarchies, An apology, A dialogue between old England and new, Before the birth of one of her children, to my dear and loving husband, A letter to her husband, On my dear grand-child, To the memory of ...Mrs. Mercy Bradstreet / Anne Bradstreet --
The dart, To the queen of Bohemia, To my husband, To a friend for her naked breasts, The lover / Eliza --
The preface, Another song / An Collins --
On the death of... Robert Payler, At the death of... Perigrene Payler, Upon the sight of my abortive birth / Mary Carey --
The poetresses hasty resolution, The poetresses petition, An excuse for such much writ upon my verses, The hunting of the hare, I language want..., A poet I am neither borne, nor bred... / Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle --
The cry of a stone / Anna Trapnel --
Under Mr. Hales picture, Inscription from her sister's monument / Anne King --
The authors confession / Elizabeth Major --
No blooming youth..., A marryd state..., L'Amite: To Mrs M. Awbrey, To the exellent Mrs A. O., Friendship's mysterys, On Rosania's apostasy, and Lucasia's frienship, Epitaph. On her son H.P., On the death First and dearest childe --
On the numerous accesse...to waite upon the king, On the death of the queen of Bohemia, To my antenor, To her royal highnesse the Dutchesse of Yorke, Lucasia, Rosania, and Orinda parting at a fountain / Katherine Philips --
To the excellent Orinda / Philo-philippa --
From Lucretius, de rerum natura, All sorts of men through various labours presse... / Lucy Hutchinson --
Upon the... death of... Lady Elizabeth Langham , To the countess dowager of Huntingdon / Bathsua Makin --
Song: Nothing ades to loves fond fire, Song: Cloris misfortunes that can be exprest / Elizabeth Wilmot, Countess of Rochester --
Marcelia / Frances Boothby --
Of modesty, An epistle / Mary Mollineaux --
On a juniper-tree, cut down to makes busks, An imitation of Horace, To Mrs. W. on her excellent verses, Sylvio's complaint, A letter to a brother of the pen, Epitaph on the tombstone of a child, To Alexis in answer to his poem against fruition / Aphra Behn --
A pindarick to Mrs. Behn on her poem, To Mrs. B from a lady who had a desire to see her, An elegy upon the death of Mrs. A. Behn / Aphra Behn's circle --
Love's first approach, Prologue to the pair-royal of Coxcombs, To J. G., Maidenhead, To a proud beauty, To one that asked me why I lov'd J. G., To Madam Behn, To Phylocles, inviting him to friendship, To the honoured Eugenia / Ephelia --
Elegy on the earl of Rochester, Wit's abuse, From Penelope to Ulysses / Anne Wharton --
Ode, Song: Ye Virgin Pow'rs defend my heart, To Mertill who desired her so speak to Clorinda, Song: Strephon has fashion, wit and youth... / Elizabeth Taylor --
To the queen, On death, On a picture painted by her self, Upon saying that my verses were made by another, To my lord Colrane / Anne Killigrew --
The triumphs of female wit,... Or, the emulation . The emulation --
When deaths cold hand shall close my eyes... / Damaris, Lady Masham --
Mundus Muiebris / Mary Evelyn --
Ambition, In emulation of... the motto, Awake my lute... Mary Astell --
Were ne my hearts light I wad dye / Lady Grisell Baillie --
The liberty, On my leaving London, June the 29, On a sermon preach'd Sept. the 6th, 1697, On my wedding day / Sarah Fyge --
Fidelia arguing with her self, A virgin life, She beginning to study phisick / Jane Barker --
Maria to Henric / A young lady --
To the university, Academia / Alicia D'Anvers --
Cant. 5.6.&c, A pindarick, to the Athenian society, To Mutius, A farewell to love / Elizabeth Singer --
To the author of Agnes de Castro, Prologue from The lost lover, A song from The lost lover, Prologue from The royal mischief, The royal mischief, III.i, The royal mischief, V.i, Epilogue from The royal mischief / Delariviere Manley --
From Agnes de Castro, I. ii, To Mrs. Manley, Epilogue to Queen Catharine / Catharine Trotter --
To Mrs. Manley, a song The Spanish wives, A song... from The innocent mistress, Prologue from The deceiver deceived / Mary Pix --
A satyr, To a young lady, Observations on the life of Epictetus / Elizabeth Tipper --
A midnight thought, The triple league to Mrs. Susan Dove, The dream. An epistle to Mr. Dryden / Elizabeth Thomas --
The golden island / A lady of honour --
To my much esteemed firend, Urania...on the death of John Dryden, Esq / Lady Sarah Piers.
Responsibility: edited by Germaine Greer ... [et al.] ; with an introduction by Germaine Greer.

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