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The correspondence (c.1626-1659) of Dorothy Percy Sidney, Countess of Leicester

Author: Dorothy Sidney Leicester, Countess of; Michael G Brennan; Noel J Kinnamon; Margaret P Hannay
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2010.
Series: Early modern Englishwoman, 1500-1750., Contemporary editions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dorothy Percy Sidney's letters, fully transcribed and edited here, convey how intensely demanding the multifaceted roles were of an aristocratic early modern Englishwoman. This edition of her correspondence contains a biographical and historical introduction, the complete text of her letters to her husband, and more.
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Genre/Form: Correspondence
Biography
Biographies
History
Personal correspondence
Letters (form)
Named Person: Dorothy Sidney Leicester, Countess of; Robert Sidney Leicester, Earl of; Dorothy Sidney Leicester, Countess of; Robert Sidney Leicester, Earl of; Dorothy Percy Sidney
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dorothy Sidney Leicester, Countess of; Michael G Brennan; Noel J Kinnamon; Margaret P Hannay
ISBN: 9780754657699 0754657698
OCLC Number: 651915775
Description: xxix, 227 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; The Correspondence (c. 1626-1659) of Dorothy Percy Sidney, Countess of Leicester; The Early Modern Englishwoman 1500-1750: Contemporary Editions; General Editors' Preface; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; List of Illustrations; Sidney Family Table and Family Tree; Sidney Family Tree; Chronology; A Note on Names; 1 Introduction; 2 A Note on the Text; 3 The Correspondence of Dorothy Percy Sidney, Countess of Leicester; 4 Persons and Places.
Series Title: Early modern Englishwoman, 1500-1750., Contemporary editions.
Responsibility: edited by Michael G. Brennan, Noel J. Kinnamon, and Margaret P. Hannay.

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The letters of Dorothy Percy Sidney, Countess of Leicester, dating predominantly from about 1636 until 1643, cover a wide range of issues and vividly illustrate her centrality to her illustrious  Read more...

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Prize: Winner of the Josephine Roberts Edition Prize, awarded by the Society for the Study of Early Modern Women in 2011 'Filling in the gaps between the 140 items is a forty-eight page Introduction Read more...

 
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