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Elizabethan women and the poetry of courtship

Author: Ilona Bell
Publisher: Cambridge Cambridge University Press 2010
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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During Elizabeth I's reign, love poetry acquired a popularity and brilliance unparalleled in English literary history. Showing how love poetry was used to court Elizabethan women, in this 1999 book  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ilona Bell
ISBN: 9780521630078 052163007X 9780521158725 0521158729
OCLC Number: 901390318
Description: 262 p. ill.
Contents: List of illustrations; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; 1. An introduction to Elizabethan courtship; 2. An Elizabethan poetics of courtship; 3. The practice of Elizabethan courtship; 4. The lyric dialogue of Elizabethan courtship; 5. Anne Vavasour and Henry Lee; 6. A female lyric tradition; 7. Daniel's lyric dialogue of courtship; 8. Spenser's Amoretti; 9. Epilogue; Notes; Works cited; Index.
Responsibility: Ilona Bell.

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"Indispensible for upper-division undergraduate libraries as well as for research collections." Choice "Bell's...argument that amatory poetry is dialogue rather than monologue, that it is at least Read more...

 
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