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Title Aemilia Lanyer : gender, genre, and the canon / Marshall Grossman, editor.
Imprint Lexington, Kentucky : The University Press of Kentucky, 2009.
1998
Edition Paperback edition.

Series Studies in the English Renaissance
Studies in the English Renaissance.
Subject Lanyer, Aemilia -- Criticism and interpretation.
Lanyer, Aemilia. Salve Deus Rex Judaeorum.
Christian poetry, English -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.
Women and literature -- England -- History -- 17th century.
Literary form -- History -- 17th century.
Canon (Literature)
Alt Name Grossman, Marshall,
Description 1 online resource (viii, 264 pages)
Edition Paperback edition.
Note Originally published: 1998.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents A.L. Rowse's dark lady / David Bevington -- Looking for patrons / Leeds Barroll -- Seizing discourses and reinventing genres / Barbara K. Lewalski -- Sacred celebration : the patronage poems / Kari Boyd McBride -- Vocation and authority : born to write / Susanne Woods -- Feminist poetics of Salve Deus Rex Judaeorum / Janel Miller -- Gendering of genre : literary history and the canon; / Marshall Grossman -- (M)other tongues : maternity and subjectivity / Naomi J. Miller -- Love of other women : rich chains and sweet kisses / Michael Morgan Holmes -- Gospel according to Aemilia : women and the sacred / Achsah Guibbory -- Pardon ... though I have digrest : digression as style in Salve Deus Rex Judaeorum / Boyd Berry -- Annotated bibliography : texts and criticism of Aemilia Bassano Lanyer / Karen Nelson.
Summary Aemilia Lanyer was a Londoner of Jewish-Italian descent and the mistress of Queen Elizabeth's Lord Chamberlain. But in 1611 she did something extraordinary for a middle-class woman of the seventeenth century: she published a volume of original poems. Using standard genres to address distinctly feminine concerns, Lanyer's work is varied, subtle, provocative, and witty. Her religious poem ""Salve Deus Rex Judaeorum"" repeatedly projects a female subject for a female reader and casts the Passion in terms of gender conflict. Lanyer also carried this concern with gender into the very structure of the poem; whereas a work of praise usually held up the superiority of its patrons, the good women in Lanyer's poem exemplify worth women in general.
ISBN 9780813149370 (e-book)
0813149371 (e-book)
9780813120492
OCLC # 905865389
Additional Format Print version: Aemilia Lanyer : gender, genre, and the canon. Lexington, Kentucky : The University Press of Kentucky, 2009, 1998 viii, 264 pages 9780813192666


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