Friendship's shadows : women's friendship and the politics of betrayal in England, 1640-1705 (Computer file, 2012) [WorldCat.org]
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Friendship's shadows : women's friendship and the politics of betrayal in England, 1640-1705

Author: Penelope Anderson
Publisher: Edinburgh Edinburgh University Press 2012
Edition/Format:   Computer file : English
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Penelope Anderson's original study changes our understanding both of the masculine Renaissance friendship tradition and of the private forms of women's friendship of the eighteenth century and after. It uncovers the latent threat of betrayal lurking within politicized classical and humanist friendship, showing its surprising resilience as a model for political obligation undone and remade. Incorporating authors from  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
Anderson, Penelope
Friendship's shadows
Edinburgh : Edinburgh Univ. Press, 2012
XII, 291 S.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Penelope Anderson
ISBN: 9780748655830 0748655832 9780748655823 0748655824
OCLC Number: 967390408
Notes: Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 02 Oct 2015).
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 291 pages)
Contents: Indemnity for enemies, oblivion for friends: changing political allegiances in the English civil wars --
"Obligation here is injury": exemplary friendship in Katherine Philips's coterie --
The garden of Epicurus and the garden of Eden: friendship's counsel in De rurum natura and Order and disorder --
"Women, like princes, find no real friends": the manscript tradition and Katherine Philips's reputation in Lucy Hutchinson's writings --
Covert politics and separatist women's friendship: Margaret Cavendish and Mary Astell.
Responsibility: Penelope Anderson.

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These original interpretations of Renaissance culture focus on the English Renaissance as well as attending to work in a range of vernacular languages and on the reception and transformation of the  Read more...

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