Early Modern Women’s Writing and the Rhetoric of Modesty

  • Patricia Pender

Part of the Early Modern Literature in History book series (EMLH)

About this book


An in-depth study of early modern women's modesty rhetoric from the English Reformation to the Restoration. This book provides new readings of modesty's gendered deployment in the works of Anne Askew, Katharine Parr, Mary Sidney, Aemilia Lanyer and Anne Bradstreet.


bibliography English history history of literature interpret nation reform reformation restoration rhetoric women writing

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  • Patricia Pender
    • 1
  1. 1.University of NewcastleAustralia

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